Sh.960 Billion Transacted Through Mobile Money In The First Quarter Of 2018

Kenyans transacted over Sh 960 billion through mobile money in the first three months of this of this year. According to data from the Central Bank of Kenya, a total of Sh 322 .9 billion was transacted via mobile money in the month of January, Sh 300.8 billion in February and Sh 337.1 billion in […]

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Cross network mobile money transfer to start next week on Tuesday

Mobile money users in the country will from next week Tuesday be able to send and receive money from across the different networks without extra charge. This follows the completion of the two-month interoperability pilot carried out between Safaricom and Airtel which started in January. In a statement, Safaricom, Airtel, and Telkom say the launch […]

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Mobile Money users in Kenya to start sending money across networks in March.

Safaricom and Airtel will on Monday 22nd January pilot mobile money interoperability across their networks awaiting the full roll-out in March. This announcement was made today by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, during a stakeholders meeting on mobile financial services interoperability held at Ministry of Information Communications and Technology (MOICT) Headquarters at Teleposta House. The […]

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Airtel Money Upgrades its System, Doubles Agents Base

Airtel Money, the mobile payment platform for telecommunications operator Airtel, has doubled its Active Agent base in Kenya to 22,000 from 10,000. This, the company says is in a bid to enhance customer reach and satisfaction. The Airtel Money system was also upgraded in September 2016 to enable customers to access real time payments processing […]

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Airtel Kenya Partners with National Bank to offer mobile banking services

Airtel has today a new partnership with National Bank of Kenya to deliver mobile banking services through the Airtel money service. The service will see customers access their National Bank accounts and also view their accounts, manage their accounts, make bill payments, transfer money to their Airtel Money from their bank accounts and vice versa. […]

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Winners of Africa Tech Challenge Mobile App Competition announced

The winners of the just concluded Mobile App Challenge held at Kenya Teachers Training College in Gigiri, Nairobi. The Mobile App Competition which was held by AVIC International Holding Corporation in conjunction with Gear Box has seen Samson Amenia a student from Egerton University, Dismus Kiplagat from Mount Kenya University and Mary Wangechi from University […]

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You can now pay your taxes via Airtel Money

Airtel Kenya has now made it possible for Kenyan citizens across the country to inquire for KRA services by using Airtel Money. By simply dialing the short code *572#, users will now be able to generate KRA payment reference number (PRN or an e-slip/invoice number) and even make quick simple payments through Airtel Money. This new […]

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Airtel Money visa card driving financial inclusion

On year after Airtel Kenya launched the Airtel Money VISA card, the debit card continues to allow easy access funds 24 hours a day, bringing new point-of-sale and ATM transaction options to users. The Airtel Money VISA card was as a result of a partnership between Airtel Kenya, leading global payments technology company VISA and […]

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