Western Union, a leader in cross-border- cross-currency money movement and MTN, a leading provider of telecommunications services in Africa and the Middle East, have come together to enable customers in Ghana to receive Western Union® money transfers into their MTN Mobile Money wallets, giving them convenience at their fingertips.
Through this product offering, over 14 million MTN Mobile Money wallet users will have the choice to direct their international money transfers into their mobile wallet with a few clicks. Monies can be received from customers using Western Union digital products and the Agent retail network across the world.
With a thriving mobile money market, Ghana is named as one of top countries with tremendous growth in registered mobile money accounts in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, according to the 2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money by GSMA Intelligence.[Credit: CitiFM Online]