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Lonestar Cell MTN suspends mobile money fees amid Covid-19

Monday 23 March 2020 | 11:05 CET | News
Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has waived Mobile Money transactions fees for 30 days as part of its Covid-19 response. This applies to merchant payments, bank withdrawals and deposits, and person-to-person transactions (P2P limit up to USD 10). Lonestar Cell MTN is encouraging all customers to switch to digital payments to minimise the use of cash after the World Health Organisation's warning that the virus can be spread through banknotes. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Lonestar / MTN
Countries: Liberia
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