Expresso Telecom, Senegal’s third largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has launched its ‘E-Money’ mobile financial service, writes Orbit. Expresso’s rivals Orange and Tigo already offer mobile money products under their ‘Orange Money’ and ‘Tigo Cash’ programmes in Senegal. Expresso’s E-Money service will allow subscribers to transfer or withdraw money, pay bills and purchase credit through their mobile phone.
General Manager of Expresso Senegal, Abdalla Saeed said: ‘This new service will benefit all our customers and all segments of Senegalese society. Expresso intends to increase financial inclusion by providing end-to-end and affordable financial services. The vision of our group is to be at the forefront of companies with the ambition to enable our African continent to transform and develop in the digital economy. For us, this vision involves the development of telecommunication services, for both consumers and businesses, that will reduce the digital divide, improve the efficiency of the company and improve the quality of life for the future society.’