Airtel, UBA partner on mobile wallets
Airtel Money and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced an exciting partnership that enables UBA customers to seamlessly link their accounts to their Airtel Money wallets.
The partnership allows customers to fully integrate their accounts, to move funds between accounts, check their balances, make purchases including airtime, data bundles and online shopping etc. using Airtel Money.
Commenting on the latest partnership, Theresa Adade, Head of Operations, Airtel Money said “We are delighted to partner UBA to offer our joint customers the convenience of integrating their accounts and to benefit from the limitless options available from UBA and Airtel Money. This collaboration promises to enrich the experience of our customers as they transact from anywhere in the country and beyond.
The partnership also widens the transaction channel for all Airtel Money customers and agents across the country – giving them access to E-value at UBA branch networks nationwide”.
She continued “Airtel Money has been in forefront of innovation in the mobile money space through such collaborations and we look forward to the wonderful opportunities this partnership will avail to our joint cherished customers”.
On his part, Johnson Olakunmi, Head, Digital Banking Sales at UBA said “This service has been carefully designed in alignment with UBA’s strategy of democratizing the delivery of banking services across all levels. We believe that this new services will create the much needed bridge to excellent banking services offered by UBA while offering unmatched convenience for Airtel Money users.”
The partnership will also extend UBA’s coverage through the over 20,000 Airtel Money agent points nationwide. Mutual customers of UBA and Airtel Money can easily deposit and withdraw cash from their bank accounts at any Airtel Money agent point.
Airtel Money is Ghana’s most innovative mobile money platform and a sub brand of Airtel – Ghana’s best Data and Internet Services Provider.