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Western Union, Bharti Airtel launch real-time money transfer services

Friday 24 January 2020 10:41 CET | News

Western Union and India-based telco Bharti Airtel have partnered to launch two new payments services that will allow customers in India and Africa to move and receive money in real time, ZDNet reports.

As part of the services that are due to launch during 2020, Airtel Payments Bank customers will be able to direct any Western Union money transfer into their bank accounts in real time via their banking app.

The partnership will also allow Airtel Money mobile wallet users across 14 African countries - Nigeria, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Zambia, DRC, Malawi, Madagascar, Kenya, Congo, Niger, Tchad, Rwanda, and Seychelles - to route any money transfer received directly to their mobile wallet.


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Keywords: Western Union, Bharti Airtel, telco, money transfer
Categories: Payments & Commerce | Mobile Payments
Countries: India
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