Mahindra Comviva has partnered with Gabon Telecom, an affiliate of Maroc Telecom and the largest telecom company in Gabon. With this partnership, Mahindra Comviva will help Gabon Telecom to introduce Mobi Cash mobile money services and enhance customer experience with its multi-award winning mobiquity® mobile financial and Messaging solution – USSD FLARES.
Maroc Telecom, the major wireless and wireline telecom operator in Morocco, launched Mobi Cash mobile money services powered by Comviva in 2010.
Mahindra Comviva’s mobiquity solution will empower Gabon Telecom subscribers with multi-functional and secure account, which can be used to make domestic remittance, salary disbursements, and last-mile financial services including cash in and cash out. It will also allow subscribers to make utility bill payments such as post-paid, electricity, water and recharge their mobile phones. Customers can also make Over-The-Counter (OTC) payments at merchants such as grocery stores, restaurants and chemists.
Sabri Amireh, Head of Middle-East and North Africa, Mahindra Comviva, said, “With our mobiquity financial solution already being deployed at Onatel in Burkina Faso, Mauritel Mobile in Mauritania and Sotelma in Mali, we are excited to be working with the fourth affiliate of Maroc Telecom. With this deployment, we will help the operator to introduce a host of financial services to build deeper consumer engagement.”
Mohamed KARIM, Marketing Manager, Gabon Telecom, commented, “We are committed to leveraging technology to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Our tie-up with Mahindra Comviva to introduce easy-to-use mobile financial services to our valued customers in Gabon is a prime example of this. With mobiquity, we are able to provide a cost-effective banking solution and improving people’s lives by creating access to financial services for the masses.”