Vodacom, Western Union to offer mobile money transfer service - Mobile World Live

Vodacom, Western Union to offer mobile money transfer service

09 DEC 2011

A new service launched by Vodacom of Tanzania and Western Union enables payments to be transferred from around the world to users of the mobile operator’s M-Pesa service. Payments can be made to 108,000 Western Union agents in 65 countries who will then make the transfer to mobile subscribers in Tanzania. Funds are receivable at 15,000 M-Pesa agents around the country.

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Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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