MTN Rwanda has made a soft launch of the Mobile Money service transfer, being the first operator to introduce the service in the country.
Speaking to The Business Times, Yvonne Manzi Makolo the company’s Senior Marketing Executive said that clients are already using the service and that the commercial launch is set for next week.
Makolo said that the service is available to every MTN subscriber.
“The service will help our subscribers to send money to anyone in Rwanda, withdraw cash at any authorised MTN Mobile Money agent and also buy MTN airtime anytime,” Makolo stated.
To activate for the service, a customer has to visit any MTN Service Centre or authorised MTN Mobile Money agent.
“For the upgraded service, a client has to visit one of our agents for a SIM card that is Mobile Money enabled with a present original and a photocopy of your ID or your passport for the agent to do a full registration process,” Makolo explained.
She also revealed that with the introduction of the service, it will help the operator to increase of its subscriber base.