Tanzania Starts Mobile Money Transfer Cross-Border Service With Rwanda

Tigo Tanzania, among the 4 mobile phone operators active in Tanzania and supplying Mobile Money Transfer Services expanded its Tigo Cash money service to cross-border operations with Rwanda.

Tigo customers in both Tanzania and Rwanda will now be able to transfer money from their Tigo Cash accounts to other Tigo subscribers in both countries.

A forex system included in the service to ensure that the money is sent by the remittent in its own currency and is delivered in the currency of the receiver, whether TZS or  RWF.

The Tigo brand is part of Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MIC) which serves more than 30 million customers in 13 emerging markets in Africa and Latin America.