Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The service has already been launched in Mali and will be rolled-out in several other African countries, including Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Niger,
Orange and the BNP Paribas group offer retail banking customers in Africa direct access between their BNP Paribas account and their Orange Money account through their mobile phones. This new service is available starting in Côte d’Ivoire and will be extended to other countries in which BNP Paribas and Orange Money are present, particularly Senegal.
Orange Money has hit the 10 million subscriber mark, with the company celebrating the potential of the service as a “growth engine” for Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Money mobile money service is currently available across 12 African markets as well as in Jordan, with the 10 millionth user signing up in Dakar,
Botswana will be the first country to benefit from the new program and will allow easy access to funds 24 hours a day, bringing new point-of-sale, online and ATM transaction options to consumers. Currently, Orange Money allows customers to use their mobile phones to transfer funds to any mobile phone subscriber in or outside the
Orange and Total have signed a partnership giving Orange customers access to Orange Money services at all TOTAL service stations in African and Middle-Eastern countries where the two groups are present and Orange Money is available, a total of 13 countries to date. Orange Money is Orange’s payment and money transfer service for Africa and the
Orange is launching a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. Every year, 200 million euros are moved between those three countries in the form of money transfers. With the new service, Orange meets the needs