Saturday, September 15, 2012

Etisalat Launches Easywallet SIM Application

(L-R) Representative of First Bank, Mrs. Folashade Femi – Lawal; Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Steven Evans; Executive Director, Personal & Business Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Mr. Obinnia Abajue and Director, Products & Services, Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Lucas Dada at the Launch of Etisalat EasyWallet, held at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

Etisalat Nigeria has launched Easywallet. A secure and user-friendly SIM Application for Mobile Money payments and transfers.

With Easywallet, Etisalat aims to bring mobile money closer to the customer and drive the CBN’s Cashless policy by growing the use of Mobile payments and making it easy to use.
The service which was launched in Lagos, is a more convenient and secure platform which allows Etisalat customers easy access to their preferred mobile money scheme for conducting secure money transfers and payments. 
Etisalat CEO, Steve Evans, noted that the company’s strategy is to be a leader in providing its customer with cutting edge and secure channels for Mobile Financial Services.
With Easywallet, Etisalat customers are able to pay bills, pay for goods and services, receive and send money to friends and family, send and receive money to bank accounts, withdraw cash, top up their own airtime account or top up someone else's and manage their bank accounts.
Easywallet is offered in partnership with leading Nigerian banks including First Bank, GTBank, Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank.
Currently, Etisalat maintains partnership with the following operators - Pagatech, e-tranzact, Ecobank, Paycom, and Eartholeum on the USSD and SMS platform to make a wide range of mobile financial services available to Etisalat customers and is working with other financial institutions in Nigeria to become part of this transformational service.