SAP enables Qtel customers in Qatar to send money around world with their mobile phone via MoneyGram
- Qatar: Tuesday, February 26 - 2013 at 11:45
- PRESS RELEASE
SAP announced that Qtel, the leading communications company in Qatar, has integrated SAP Mobile Platform to enable MoneyGram money transfer through Qtel Mobile Money. This expands the number of destinations Qtel customers can send money to via mobile devices, enabling Qtel to provide customers with the mobile money services required to reach almost any global destination.
The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress 2013, being held in Barcelona, Spain, February 25-28, where SAP is located at Hall 7, 7C70.
"With the global economy increasingly becoming a mobile economy, consumers require convenient access to transaction channels anytime, anywhere," said Matthew Talbot, senior vice president, Mobile Commerce, SAP.
"The agreement with Qtel expands the mobile money ecosystem, creating more reach for operators to better serve their customers and help drive the adoption of mobile payment services particularly in regions with large numbers of under-banked subscribers," he added.
"Qtel is dedicated to service and innovation," said Richard Morecroft, head of Mobile Money, Qtel. "With the ever-growing number of foreign workers living and working in Qatar, there is an increasing need for people to be able to transfer money safely and conveniently back home, at any time and from anywhere. SAP Mobile Platform provides us with the technology we need to service our customers in the most efficient way possible," he added.
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