GHANA: MTN customers can now do Mobile Money transaction on Ayoba App
MTN has announced the activation of the MoMo service as part of their partnership agreement with the Ayoba messaging app.
This is to allow customers to transfer money to their friends and loved ones whiles chatting with them.
MTN customers on ayoba can initiate the transfer by clicking on the “attachment” option on the chat, select send Money, enter the amount, add a message and PIN and the money will be sent to the receiver right in the chat window.
The feature will be available on the latest version of the app. ‘Ayoba’ customers should update their current app to experience the ease of sending money to family and friends.
Remarking on the activation of the MoMo feature on Ayoba for MTN customers, the Digital Services Consultant for MTN, Dario Bianchi indicated that the activation of the money transfer option of MoMo, creates more convenience for the customers as they do not have to leave the chat to initiate a transfer.
He said, “MTN continues to live by its brand value of Innovation to continually provide solutions that create convenience for the customer.”
“The activation of the MoMo feature for MTN subscribers on Ayoba will contribute to deepening financial inclusion and further promote the use of digital options for financial transactions”, he added.
Ayoba is a super app with an instant messaging feature designed for the African digital consumer.
The app is available to customers on all networks in Ghana however MTN customers can use the Ayoba service at no data cost (you don’t need to have an active data bundle you just need to keep your internet connection on).
Customers who use the MoMo option on Ayoba will enjoy the free transactions up to ¢100 daily to other MoMo customers, however, service charge on transfers on the interoperability platform apply.