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Airtel Africa signs partnership with Mastercard to connect 100 mln consumers

Tuesday 8 October 2019 | 15:44 CET | News
Airtel Africa has announced a partnership with Mastercard to provide payment services to 100 million mobile phone users in fourteen African countries.The Mastercard virtual card allows Airtel Money customers, even those without a bank account, to make payments to local and global online merchants. They will be able to make payments in person at outlets via Quick Response (QR) codes, too.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Africa / MasterCard
Countries: Africa
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