MTN Swaziland expands its mobile money

SWAZILAND

-
Image: By BiztechAfrica
MTN Swaziland expands its mobile money

MTN Swaziland is piloting mobile money partnerships with cooperative societies and micro-lenders, to expand the reach of its mobile money services.

The telco says it will also expand its network to include more banks and mobile money kiosks, as well as partnering with utilities to make mobile payment options available.

MTN’s Head of Mobile Money, Sam Shongwe, says the company is aware of limited access to mobile money in some areas, and aims to play a leading role in the financial inclusion of people across Swaziland.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE SWAZILAND NEWS

Swaziland Electricity Company’s operations with Sage CRM

The Swaziland Electricity Company has selected Sage CRM to help streamline its operations and customer service divisions, with Sage Premier Partner AccTech Systems as the technology partner for the project. Read More

Online science fair seeks next generation innovators

The third annual global Google Science Fair has been launched to find the next generation of scientists and engineers. Read More

Coca-Cola Swaziland implements smart energy management

Coca Cola Swaziland reports that it is seeing numerous benefits from its new smart energy management systems. Read More

DHL motorcycle couriers get Bluetooth

Logistics firm DHL has equipped its couriers in its Central Africa and Indian Ocean region with Bluetooth motorcycle helmets. Read More

SPTC staff write to PM

Staff of the Swaziland Post and Telecommunications Coroporation (SPTC) have written to the Prime Minister amid fears that the dispute with MTN will threaten the company’s future. Read More

MTN seeks compensation from SPTC

MTN Swaziland is reported to be seeking over USD100 million in compensation from state-owned operator SPTC. Read More

Swazi learners among Google Science Fair finalists

Sakhiwe Shongwe and Bonkhe Mahlalela from Lusoti High School in Swaziland Two learners from Lusoti High School in Swaziland have been named among the 15 finalists in Goggle’s annual global Science Fair. Read More

MTN wins arbitration against SPTC

The International Court of Arbitration in Geneva has ordered Swaziland’s SPTC to cease offering mobile services. Read More

SPTC backs down on mobile

Swaziland’s SPTC offered to withdraw its mobile service as the dispute enters a hearing in Geneva. Read More

3G issues persist in Swaziland

Having waited years for 3G, users in Swaziland have yet to benefit fully from the technology. Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionSage HR AfricaMTN Business

FEATURED STORY

Kenyan bloggers get their act togetherKenyan bloggers get their act together

Bloggers seem to be gaining a formidable position in Kenya’s online media fraternity, reports Semaj Itosno.

IN DEPTH

E-waste threatens Ghana’s beachesE-waste threatens Ghana’s beaches

Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.

COMPANY NEWS

Further African expansion for Phoenix

Phoenix Distribution, a leading broad-based distributor on the African continent, has expanded its office in Nairobi, Kenya, in a move to better serve its partners in East ...