Vodafone Romania has teamed with the digital money transfer service WorldRemit. Through Vodafone M-Pesa, WorldRemit customers can now send instant money transfers to any Vodafone customer in Romania.
Alix Murphy, Senior Mobile Analyst at WorldRemit, says: “For the millions of Romanians working abroad and sending money home, the partnership with Vodafone M-Pesa sets a new standard: no more extortionate fees and no more waiting in line at money transfer agents for either them or their families. Now with WorldRemit and Vodafone Romania, they can send money home just like an instant message.”
Vodafone users registered with M-Pesa can simply withdraw the received amount in more than 2,100 M-Pesa locations nationwide or use it directly from their mobile phone for payments like utility bills, recharging Cartela Vodafone and buying goods at selected merchants.
The solution is available for any Vodafone mobile customer in Romania: if the recipients do not have an M-Pesa account they can access the transferred funds immediately after registration for the M-Pesa service.
Customers in more than 50 countries use the WorldRemit app to send over 300,000 transactions each month to over 125+ destinations.
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