Orange Mobile Money Service to be Offered in Total Petrol Stations
Published on: 24th Jul 2013
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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 t otal of 13 countries to date.
Orange Money enables Orange customers to transfer money from mobile to mobile, to pay bills or withdraw and deposit money through a network of certified distributors.
This first stage of the partnership is already operational in Senegal and Cameroon, and will go live in over 1,300 service stations in the 11 other countries where both groups are present in the second half of 2013. A second stage will follow, which should enable Orange Money customers to pay for purchases made in Total service stations using their mobile account.
At the signature of the partnership Marc Rennard, Executive Vice President for Orange's Africa and Middle-East region, said, "We are proud to unveil this partnership with Total: we are creating synergies between two major groups in Africa and the Middle-East to better serve consumers. This agreement will add a whole new dimension to the Orange Money distribution network."
Orange Money is available in Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal and Uganda.