MTN’s Mobile Money Transfer launch in Uganda to pave way for rollout in other countries

The MTN Group has announced that the successful launch of Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) in Uganda marks the beginning of a series of planned launches across its operations in Africa and Middle-East. The product, called MTN MobileMoney, is a convenient, secure and affordable way for MTN subscribers to send money, buy airtime and pay bills […]

MTN Mobile Money transfer service now available throughout Uganda

MTN customers can now finally use the much anticipated MTN Mobile Money transfer service following the commercial launch of the product today. Upon registration, users will be able to send and receive cash using their mobile phones. The introduction of the product to the market brings to a close a comprehensive test period that saw […]

GSMA and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partner to Expand Availability of Financial Services through Mobile Phones

Bill Gates

Mobile Money for the Unbanked programme to extend reach and reduce cost of mobile money services for people living on less than US$2 a day 17 February 2009, Barcelona: The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an innovative programme that will […]

MTN SA announces domestic money transfer pilot in South Africa

MTN is piloting a domestic money transfer service in South Africa using its MobileMoney system, as an added value to its customers. Customers will be able to transfer and receive money from designated MTN outlets across South Africa in a pilot project to test market acceptance prior to a possible broader rollout during 2009. “The […]