6th December 2020
MTN's Charles Molapisi and Yusuf Koya of Zambeef

Press Release: MTN partners with Zambeef for mobile money payments

MTN's Charles Molapisi and Yusuf Koya of Zambeef
MTN’s Charles Molapisi and Yusuf Koya of Zambeef

MTN Zambia, the leading mobile operator in Zambia and ZamBeef Plc the largest integrated food retailing brand in Zambia, will join forces in a strategic partnership.

The joint venture, will have a strong focus on delivering custom-made MTN solutions across all ZamBeef outlets countrywide and will benefit from the scale, combined expertise and market access of both companies, to provide a strong basis to compete in an ever-evolving business environment.

MTN Zambia is the largest mobile operator in Zambia, and utilising the resources and capabilities that it provides, both MTN and ZamBeef customers will be able to enjoy relevant, accessible and easy to use products and services. Commenting on the partnership, Charles Molapisi, Chief Executive Officer of MTN said

Commenting on the partnership, Charles Molapisi, Chief Executive Officer of MTN said that “As MTN, we are excited about this relationship as it gives us an opportunity to further expand our services offerings which include the ever growing Mobile Money service across our footprint. Working with ZamBeef, and harnessing the rapid growth of mobile use in the country, we will be able to leverage our core capabilities, strong brands and scale to deliver much-needed business solutions to both ZamBeef and our customers.”

MTN Zambia will provide Mobile money services across all ZamBeef outlets allowing customers to pay for any products and services provided by ZamBeef using their MTN mobile money accounts as well as deposit and withdraw cash. Other services to be offered by the Telecoms giant are voice, data as well as security services which will include CCTV and access control.

Yusuf Koya, Executive Director of ZamBeef remarked that “The partnership with MTN, the only one stop shop for enterprise solutions in Zambia will create new revenue streams for both companies, help achieve significant scale, explore opportunities in new markets and segments, and capitalise on the growth of mobile services in the country. The partnership will also allow us to further extend our client focused vision for ZamBeef across the country.”

The provision of MTN services will be rolled out in 120 sites in all 10 provinces with the pilot outlets being in Lusaka.

How to pay using your Mobile Money wallet
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SELECT RETAIL PAYMENT
ENTER MERCHANT ID
ENTER AMOUNT
ENTER REFERENCE>
ENTER PIN TO CONFIRM
About MTN Zambia

MTN Zambia is part of the MTN Group a multi-national telecommunications company with a footprint in 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East. It started its operations in Zambia in 2005 after acquiring the then Telecel. It initially started as an exclusive GSM network providing voice and Short Message System (SMS) services. The portfolio has grown to include voice (local and international), data, fixed and wireless internet, money transfer and other value added services.

The company is Zambia’s market leader with the largest market share providing communications solutions across all the 10 provinces of Zambia. MTN Zambia’s footprint is covered by 4G, 3G, Edge and 2G networks. MTN Zambia is the country’s fastest growing and most innovative network and is highly acclaimed for its quality network and dynamic tariff billing system.

MTN Zambia is the country’s fastest growing and most innovative network and is highly acclaimed for its quality network and dynamic tariff billing system.

The company puts its customers at the forefront and uses its position on the market to uplift people’s lives and communities through a robust Corporate Social Investment programme in Education, Health (United Against Malaria), and preservation of the country’s cultural heritage through sponsorship of traditional ceremonies.

MTN Zambia supports Zambia’s number one passion; soccer and is a proud sponsor of the national soccer team. The relationship with the local football association, FAZ started in 2010 and has seen the national team crowned 2012 African Champions at the continental showpiece – the Africa Cup of Nations. MTN Zambia is also proud sponsor of the premier league also known as the MTN/FAZ Premier League which has grown to become a competitive league watched by millions of African’s across the continent.

At MTN Zambia we have continued to grow from being a generic telecommunications company known for basic telephony to a lifestyle-enabling, one-stop shop for solutions that support consumers through every moment and every stage of their life.