Chinese networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, Huawei has announced that its Mobile Money Platform is now supporting the M-PESA service for Safaricom.

According to a press statement obtained by TechCabal, Hauwei migrated all 12.8 million active M-PESA subscribers overnight and will facilitate Safaricom rapidly improving functionality for users across the country.

“We are delighted to announce the migration of M-PESA to Safaricom in Kenya is now complete. Over the last three years we have built a strong partnership with Vodafone, and building on the success of the Safaricom migration, we will work together to expand the service in other markets.” Huawei’s Programme Manager, Owen Thomas said

The CEO Safaricom, Bob Collymore says the migration is a key milestone between both parties.

The new Huawei’s Mobile Money platform which is built for developing countries to deliver basic banking transactions comes with an open application program interface (API), improved availability for its subscribers and agents to carry out banking transactions, quick query resolution time and other features.

The Huawei Mobile Money Platform works on both smartphones and feature phones.


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