Vodacom Tanzania customers can now withdraw cash from Umoja Switch ATMs using Vodacom’s M-Pesa service.
Speaking in Dar es Salaam today when announcing the new development, Vodacom Tanzania Head of Product Development and Marketing, Isack Nchunda, noted that customers can now make use of Umoja Switch ATMs from any part of the country.
“M-Pesa has today moved a notch higher. Our customers can now access their cash using Umoja Switch ATMs. This is a great move for all of us and we shall continue to bring more services and products into the market,” said Nchunda, adding that, “M-Pesa continues to adopt technological developments that are geared to serve our customers better.”
Established in 2006, Umoja Switch is a local banking network for transaction services. The service has more than 200 ATMs across the country, and by 2012, it has entered into partnership with 24 banks.
Umoja Switch Managing Director said he was grateful to Vodacom for this new partnership, noting that it will go a long way in serving customers conveniently from wherever they are.
“This is a great day for not only us but for our customers. This partnership is the first of a kind with us, and we thank Vodacom for coming on board,” he said.
Vodacom’s M-Pesa service takes pride in our 55,000 agents spread across the country, who are always on standby to serve customers.
The service has also entered into partnerships with banks and other companies in the country, and customers are able to purchase goods and services and make payments through it.