Zain dials up mobile banking with Zap

Feb 16, 2009
Leading mobile telecommunications provider Zain launched a new service, Zap, which plans to bring mobile banking to over 100 million people in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Through a partnership with
international and regional banks, including Citigroup and Standard Chartered, Zap will allow Zain customers in the three countries to use their mobile phone to:
  • Pay bills and pay for goods and services
  • Receive money and send money to friends and family
  • Send and receive money to the bank accounts
  • Withdraw cash
  • Top up their own airtime account or top up someone else's
  • Send airtime to Zain customers in East Africa
  • Manage their bank accounts
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