Etisalat Partners with Firstbank to Provide Mobile Money in Nigeria

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In a partnership which industry watchers hailed as capable of entrenching financial inclusion and lead innovation in mobile payment systems, Etisalat Nigeria and FirstBank have teamed up to provide Firstmonie on the Etisalat Easywallet SIM application solution.

The partnership between Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company and leading banking institution will promote the use of Firstmonie mobile money on the mobile technology driven easywallet SIM application.

According to Director, Business Segment Etisalat, Lucas Dada, Nigeria, this partnership between Etisalat Nigeria and FirstBank will provide added value to all customers and stakeholders in the mobile money industry.

“Etisalat easywallet, is one of the most secure and convenient platforms for mobile money services. With the easywallet, Etisalat subscribers can make financial transactions such as Peer-to-Peer transfers, Bills Payment and Airtime top-up, directly from their mobile device;” he said.

Source: allAfrica (link opens in a new window)

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