MTC launches mobile money services across Namibia


Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) Namibia today, 19 February 2014, launched its mobile payment solution services powered by leading Namibian payment solution enterprise Mobi Pay.

MTC Money enables customers to buy airtime, pay their MTC Invoice as well as pre-payments for contract customers, electricity and to use their phones as a digital wallet to pay for goods and services, withdraw and deposit cash, transfer money and settle bills.

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) Namibia, a network and telecommunications company, has partnered with Mobicash Payment Solutions (Pty) Ltd, trading as MobiPay to offer mobile payment solutions.

MTC Money is a payment solutions that allows you to use your cellphone to transfer/withdraw/deposit money,buy airtime, electricity, pay bills and make Point of Sale (POS) payments at any MTC Mobile Home, MobiPay, Agents and Merchants countrywide.

The service is available on all types of mobile phones.

MTC Money can also be used to transfer money to any MTC number or subscriber using your mobile phone,as well as non MTC Users, e.g subscribers from other network operators.

Functions of funds transfer that can be done on the MTC Money are deposits, withdrawals and transfers from or to another account.

MTC Money is powered by Mobi Pay.

Customers can register at any MobileHome, Nampost, Pick‘n Pay stores countrywide, Woermann Brock central and coast.

Registration forms are available on for download.

To pay for your shopping at selected merchants and agents simply look out for the signage of “MTC Money available here.”

“When MTC looks at a mobile phone, we see more than a just device to make calls or send text messages. We see a new tool in the hands of a globally mobile workforce and an interacted connection to family and friends,” enthused Tim Ekandjo, Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer.

“With more than 2 million mobile subscribers, it is clear that mobile platforms have become an essential element of our consumers’ lives and we thought that how we can enhance this technology better,” says Ekandjo.

Ekandjo added “A key part of the MTC business strategy is to offer customers multi-products, multi-plat form convenience and choice.

MTC Money capabilities provide consumers with anoption to send and receive funds, do payments where and when they want, where MTC has networkcoverage.

“MTC Money is a very secure and affordable solution, which has the added benefit that MTC Money services are available where MTC has networkcoverage; money is available immediately after deposits.

In addition it hasneither registration fees normonthly fees.

“One can say that we are bringing mobile payment solutionsto the unbanked; we are investing in communities and giving themconvenience and affordability.”

This is especially relevant for Namibia as the market for financial services has yet to fully mature –whereas the mobile phone revolution has taken one step into the realms of global village connectivity,” he continued.

“This service strengthens our position as market leaders in innovation and bringing new mobile technologies. In addition, it will immediately impact mobile phone users who have the need to access funds whilst being continuously on the move,” concludes Ekandjo.


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