20 July 2012

Sierra Leone: Airtel Partners With Dstv Through Mobile Money

One of Sierra Leone's mobile telecom operators, Airtel, through its recently launched mobile money product on Wednesday partnered with Transnational Sierra Leone, DSTV.

The partnership between the two business entities will enable Airtel subscribers who are also DSTV customers to pay their monthly subscription fees through the telco's mobile money product from their mobile phones.

According to Airtel's Corporate Affairs Manager, June Rose Johnson, the telco is excited to go into such a huge partnership with DSTV, adding that it is a big opportunity for both entities and their respective subscribers.

She said that with the introduction of the Airtel Money, the worries of subscribers and customers of both companies are over as Airtel and DSTV) have teamed up to make life convenient for their subscribers.

She said: "The Airtel Money product will now enable our subscribers who are also customers of DSTV to pay their subscriptions at their own time without queuing and the most convenient means without any worries."

DSTV Head of Operations, Lydia Djoli said the company is pleased to work with Airtel through the mobile money product as Transnational Sierra Leone is always bent on making their customers enjoy with the most convenient mood.

She said: "With the mobile money product, our clients will now pay their subscriptions at their own timing from anywhere without spending extra money from afar to come to our head office."

Airtel's Mobile Money Head of Department, Tapsir Njai who spoke about the new product said it is an additional service on all Airtel SIM-cards adding that with the product Airtel subscribers can pay electricity and NRA bills, water rates and many other facilities including bank transfers with comfort.

"The Airtel Money product is simple, secure and an instant way to pay your bills through your mobile phones," Njai said and advised all subscribers to register their SIMs to be able to enjoy the product.

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