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Warid Congo launches Mobicash

February 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

Warid Congo, a telecommunication operator in the Republic of Congo, has announced the launch of Warid Mobicash across its network. This offer is based on Mobile Money technology from Mobicash.

Warid Congo, a telecommunication operator in Congo, announced the launch of Warid Mobicash across its network (image: stock.xchng)

Warid MobiCash solution offers an approach to mobile payment that overcomes the challenges of cashless payment by using multi-factor authentication (NSDT, fingerprint, NFC and Voice biometric) technology. The resulting mobile payment platform provides a powerful set of tools for efficient, effective, secure, and accessible mobile payment services.

Warid MobiCash customers can now make secure cashless transactions. All phones can make payments using Warid MobiCash no matter what phone model or network operator. Due to its simplicity, Warid MobiCash mobile payment has wide appeal, is easy to deploy and open to everyone and there are no complicated software downloads necessary and no restrictions to enrolment.

P2P transfers alone, which typically end with a recipient converting e-money back to cash, are not enough to deliver on the vision of a cash-free ecosystem. Instead, Warid MobiCash positions itself as “Much more than Money Transfer” and typically promotes combinations of various services such as money transfer, airtime top-up, bill payments, and merchant payments. By doing so, Warid MobiCash provides consumers with options to use their electronic money rather than instantly converting it back into cash and can be termed as a “national payment instrument”.

Michel Elame, CEO of Warid Congo S.A, commenting on the launch says, “The launch of Warid Mobicash is a true revolution in the Congolese market; we believed in it, and we did it! This new service is open to all Congolese and is accessible through any local mobile network operator. The launch of Warid Mobicash confirms yet again, the status of Warid Congo as an innovator. We believe that this new born will strengthen our brand as well as our position on the market. So, “Make it happen” will not just remain as a simple slogan, but a true vision of our company striving to satisfy the users by always offering them exciting innovative services”.

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4 Responses to Warid Congo launches Mobicash

  1. Mobile money is being implemented in many developing countries. But not yet, its been implemented in DR Congo.

  2. Wright Cesti says:

    Congratulations Mr Patrick.N. and Partners of MOBICASH. Keep up the spirit for Africans.

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