“Digital Channel for Glo Top-up to be launched on the Prepay Nation
October 31, 2019
Berwyn, PA / Accra, Ghana: Glo, the leading mobile service provider in Ghana, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Prepay Nation, to launch a digital channel for its subscribers for mobile top-ups.
“Having a digital channel, Diaspora Ghanaians and those who have friends in Ghana now have an alternative and convenient way to add airtime to the phone of a friend or relative back home” said Reka Bors, VP Business Development – Europe and Africa at Prepay Nation, a Pennsylvania based company with 10+ years of experience in the mobile payments platforms. “Furthermore, Ghanaians traveling abroad can now easily top-up their mobile accounts once they have internet access. We are extremely delighted to be joining forces with Glo to launch this exciting initiative.”
“We see this partnership with Prepay Nation as a natural step to improving the experience of our customers,” said Hardeep Kheterpal, Head of Business at Glo Mobile Ghana. “Offering the convenience of a digital channel allows our customers the opportunity to always stay connected. Additionally, launching these new properties allows us to tap into incremental support from the Ghanaian Diaspora markets. Now, Ghanaians living in Europe, North America or anywhere in the world, can send a gift of Glo Mobile airtime to their friends and relatives back in Ghana from anywhere, anytime.”
Many mobile operators have begun to recognize the strategic importance of launching a successful digital channel and the benefits of partnering with Prepay Nation in doing so. Digital channel average transaction values (ATV) tend to be higher than those from the retail sector. In addition, the average revenue per user (ARPU) is higher for digital customers. Prepay Nation has partnered with mobile operators in Europe, Asia, The Americas and now Africa in launching digital top-up solutions.
About Prepay Nation
With more than 500 mobile operator partnerships in Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa and a varied distribution channel spanning over 250,000 locations in the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East, Prepay Nation is a rapidly growing fintech company that facilitates the transfer of mobile airtime and data across international borders. Prepay Nation operates an efficient flexible, market-leading platform that helps its partners increase customer base and revenues. Prepay Nation is funded by its founders and Finch Capital, an investment firm based in Europe and focused on investments in fintech. To read more, visit www.prepaynation.com
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About Glo Ghana
Glo Mobile Ghana is a leading telecom operator in Ghana and aspires to build Africa’s biggest and best telecommunications network. Glo also made history as the first single company in Africa to build an $800 million high-capacity fiber-optic cable, Glo-1. It is the first successful submarine cable from the United Kingdom to Nigeria with service spurs along West African countries. Glo 1 has provided excess bandwidth to all the countries connected to the cable. This historical initiative has improved teleconferencing, distance learning, disaster recovery and telemedicine among several other benefits.
For more information, visit: www.gloworld.com/ghana
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