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Mobile Money Extended to Fuel Service Stations

tadalafil http://creativecommons.org/wordpress/wp-includes/functions.wp-styles.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Airtel Uganda has in this vein stretched to tap into fuel service users by launching a partnership with Petroleum Company Total Uganda in which customers will be able to pay for fuel and other services using their Airtel Money accounts.

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link geneva; color: #222222;”>The initiative was piloted at 45 Total Stations around the country and officials say will be rolled to the rest of the stations in the coming weeks.


Speaking at the launch of the service, Airtel Managing Director, Mr Arindam Chakrabarty, said the service would be convenient since there would be no extra cost incurred by the customers other than the cost of sending the money as per the Airtel money tariffs.


“We pride ourselves on putting our customers first and partnering with well-established and constantly growing companies such as Total Uganda to increase our efficiency all for the convenience of our customers,” he said.


Officiating at the launch, State minister for Trade and Industry, Hon David Wakikona, hailed such innovative initiatives being brought by Uganda leading companies.

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He described as commendable the continued investment and research by Airtel into developing more affordable services for consumers.


“By introducing this payment option and facility to the Ugandan market we as citizens and consumers can be assured of high quality and advanced products,” he noted.


Total Uganda Managing Director, Imrane Barry, welcomed the partnership as yet another opportunity for Total to satisfy customer needs sustainably and innovative.


“Total has been at the forefront of creating value propositions for our customers and this partnership with Airtel, gets us closer to our mission of being the preferred choice in High quality petroleum goods and services.”


In addition to this partnership, Airtel Money and Total will be rewarding 3000 customers who will pay for fuel above 50 thousand Ugandan shillings using Airtel Money with an extra one litre of fuel.

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