Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Airtel’s mobile commerce product, Airtel Money, has been adjudged the ‘Best Mobile Money Service’ in Ghana at the Mobile World Ghana Telecoms Awards, the company said in a statement obtained by PANA here Monday.
Airtel Money, which has been praised by industry players for its innovative features and secured nature, has been expanding over the past few months, bringing on board more banks and business outlets in the process.
According to the statement, the organizers of the awards said Airtel Money was found to be the best among similar services deployed on the market and provided a seamless, simple to understand mobile based experience for users while at the same time being reliable, consistent and providing value to the user.
It quoted the Managing Director at Airtel Ghana, Philip Sowah, as saying: “I believe this award gives ample testimony to the innovation and strength of the Airtel Money product. We have developed Airtel Money as a product tailored to meet the needs of our customers.
''As you may know, Airtel Money is the only mobile commerce product which customers are able to link to their banks and are thus able to undertake banking transactions via their mobile phones.”
The Airtel Money service allows customers to pay utility bills, goods and services, make direct payment for savings and loans contributions, buy airtime, purchase Airtel data bundle, send money from Airtel Money account to other Airtel money customers, send money from Airtel Money account to people on other networks.
It also allows them to receive money on Airtel Money account, deposit physical cash for electronic money (e-value), withdraw cash from Airtel money account, send money to and withdraw money from bank account, and use mobile phone to check your bank balance and request for bank mini statement.
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