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EcoCash, Steward Bank launch paperless account sign-ups

Friday 26 February 2021 | 13:45 CET | News
Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe arms EcoCash and Steward Bank have launched a platform for Econet mobile subscribers to open bank accounts on their phones in a minute. Mobile phone penetration is now at 11 million and the aim is to exploit this to lift financial inclusion.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cassava Smartech / Econet Wireless
Countries: Zimbabwe
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