Tigo Tanzania introduces cross-border mobile money for East Africa region

Tuesday 21 April 2020 | 17:00 CET | News
Tigo Tanzania has launched a service that allows Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from Safaricom's M-Pesa in Kenya, MTN Uganda and MTN and Airtel in Rwanda. The service connects Tigo Pesa customers to all major mobile money services across the East African region. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Rwanda / MTN Rwanda / MTN Uganda / Safaricom / Tigo Tanzania
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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