16.09.2016 Business & Finance

Tigo Unveils ‘International Buy Airtime Service

By Daily Guide
Tara Squire (right) speaking at the press launch
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Tara Squire (right) speaking at the press launch

Tigo has introduced another unique service onto the Ghanaian market dubbed 'Tigo Cash International Buy Airtime,' the first of its kind in the country’s telecom industry.

The service allows Tigo customers, who are registered on Tigo Cash to buy airtime for anyone on any network in Ghana and over 100 countries across the world.

Additionally, customers roaming on the Tigo network can purchase airtime for themselves on other international networks at no extra cost.

Tara Squire, Chief Commercial Officer of Tigo, who was addressing the press at the launch in Accra yesterday, said the service is to allow customers to load credit on their mobile phones wherever they find themselves.

He said, “Customers have to just dial *501*2 and select International Buy Airtime. Enter country code, select network you are buying for, enter amount and recipient’s number, confirm purchase with your PIN and recipient will be credited instantly.”

Mr Squire said, “As a digital lifestyle brand, our aim is to further drive our cashless agenda by helping customers see and experience the clear tangible benefits of digital payments.”

He said Tigo has the best Mobile Financial Service solution in Ghana tailored to suit the needs of Ghanaians.

Mr Squire said the company was happy to be at the forefront of financial inclusion in Ghana, stating that “we will continue to invest in product enhancement and empowerment of agents to educate customers.”

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