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MTN MoMo customers access MoneyGram international transfers


(MTN Cameroon – Douala, 1st December 2020) – MTN Cameroon, leader in the telecommunications sector in Cameroon is pleased to announce that it is now possible for its customers to receive international money transfers via the operator MoneyGram. This is the result of a new partnership between MoneyGram  and MFS Africa, which extends the inbound international money transfer service to MTN MoMo payment accounts on new channels.

Thanks to this initiative, millions of people around the world can safely send money directly to the MTN MoMo account of their loved ones in Cameroon. All MTN Cameroon subscribers with an active MTN MoMo account will be able to benefit this service which is simple to implement and provides an excellent customer experience.

The concretisation of this partnership is part of our strategy in Africa, where we have made a giant stride in 2020, enabling us to access mobile wallets and offer account deposit solutions in key markets. As a brand, we are proud of our strategy because it makes life easier and more valuable for our customers and enables us all to continue caring for our loved ones,” said John Gely, MoneyGram Africa Executive.

A positioning that espouses MTN Cameroon’s vision and enables the organization to bring even greater customer satisfaction. “Indeed, our customers receive money directly in their MTN MoMo payment accounts and can withdraw it without the stress of filling out documents or constraint of going to any branch. This allows us to continue helping our customers to respect the protective measures with regard to the ongoing health crisis. Moreover, we are delivering on our promise to always make their lives brighter with simple, accessible and secure services,” said MTN Cameroon’s MTN Mobile Money Director, Alain Claude Nono.

It is important to point out that the MTN MoMo payment account has been operational in Cameroon for 10 years now and enables millions of users to send and withdraw money, pay their bills free of charge in shops, and for several services. With more than 80,000 active access points across the ten regions of the country, MTN Mobile Money is the largest network of distribution or payment points in Cameroon and most innovative financial service as well as safest platform, with the first and only GSMA certification in the CEMAC zone.

About MTN Cameroon

Subsidiary of the MTN Group represented in 21 countries and leader in telecommunications in Africa, MTN Cameroon is a communication and payment solutions provider present in Cameroon since February 2000. MTN Cameroon’s network is certified by Ookla as the best and fastest in the country, and by Rohde & Schwarz as the best network in voice and internet quality in Cameroon. The company is also the first and only GSMA Mobile Money certified operator in the CEMAC zone. MTN Cameroon is the leader in the telecommunications sector in Cameroon and one of the five most significant companies in the country.

By MTN Cameroon

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