US money transfer company; MoneyGram and Ghana’s Zeepay have announced a new partnership deal which enables customers across the Globe to send money directly to over 11 million mobile wallets in Ghana.
According to Grant Lines, MoneyGram’s chief revenue officer, “This is an important milestone for MoneyGram in Ghana as we’re now offering real-time, seamless service to our customers and giving them more choices about how to receive their funds – at a physical location, directly to a bank account or a mobile wallet…Giving consumers the flexibility to choose between digital and cash pick-up is, and will continue to be, a competitive advantage for the company.”
MoneyGram becomes the only money transfer provider in the Ghana to offer consumers three different options to pick up funds from over 200 countries around the world.
“Together with MoneyGram, we are building the future digital payments ecosystem in Ghana. I look forward to seeing the launch of similar services in other African countries,” said Andrew Taki Appiah, managing director at Zeepay.
Funds can be sent via MoneyGram online or at any one of a thousand MoneyGram location in 200 countries and territories around the world into mobile wallets in minutes. Money can be accessed 24/7 and used instantly for purchasing goods and services online. The receiver may also pick up their remittance in cash at over 2,000 banking partners’ locations across the country or have it debited into a bank account.
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