Vodacom commits to innovative digital services

VODACOM Tanzania has committed to continue offering innovative digital services to ease international remittance that could ultimately boost country’s economic growth.

Vodacom’s e-Commerce Director, Mr Epimack Mbeteni said during South Africa’s Heritage Day held in Dar es Salaam recently that the company continues to innovate and re-design its products and services to meet the changing needs of their customers.

“Through, our International Money Transfer (IMT) portfolio, Vodacom customers can send and receive money from eight South African Development Community (SADC) countries including South Africa,” he said.

The other countries are Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Through its IMT portfolio, Vodacom M-Pesa facilitates international remittances by connecting over 200 countries worldwide allowing Tanzanians to transact across borders.

He said also Voda Tanzania, through its M-Pesa service is promoting and strengthening unity among Tanzanians and people from other nations.

“The world is witnessing digital advancements driven by the growth of communication technology.

This allows people to work in different parts of the world without fear for their safety and with the assurance of staying in touch with the families they left behind.

Speaking at the event, the South African High Commissioner to Tanzania, Noluthando Mayende-Malepe, hailed South African citizens living in Tanzania for participating in this important day and honouring their roots.

“As [South Africa] marks 29 years of our nation’s independence, we must take pride in the unity we continue to uphold. Today, we celebrate together with nations such as Comoros, Namibia, Mozambique, and Somalia, whose ambassadors are all present here,” she said.

This is a positive sign for our African continent, with a long history of liberation struggles against colonialism and now we are free,” he said.

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