Tunisia: La Poste Tunisienne and Tunisiana launch mobile banking service
The Tunisian Mail (La Poste Tunisienne) has entered a partnership with mobile phone operator Tunisiana to launch a new mobile banking service in Tunisia.The Tunisian Mail (La Poste Tunisienne) has entered a partnership with mobile phone operator Tunisiana to launch a new mobile banking service in Tunisia.
Called Mobiflouss, it is a new mobile payment solution
in Tunisia and will be accessible to all owners of the e-Dinar card from La Poste, whether they own a bank account or not.
Users of the new service will be able to transfer money, pay for bills and goods, and check their bills from their mobile phone, La Presse reports.
The new platform will quickly become multi-bank and will allow users to connect to solutions offered by other national operators.
New services will soon be added, such as the management of a CCP account at La Poste, as well as the issuance and the cashing of a mandate directly via mobile phone.
should contribute significantly to the development of access to credit in the country by facilitating access to banking services, even to those located in remote areas.
Half of the Tunisian population does not own a bank account and according to the national information and communications technology office (l’Instance Nationale des Télécommunications),
there are 11.8 million mobile phone contracts in the country for a population of 10.5 million. It represents a 110.3 percent penetration rate, which shows a strong potential for the widening of access to banking services.