MTN Rwanda has partnered with Kigali Veterans Cooperatives Society (KVCS) to introduce a payment option for parking fees via the MTN Mobile Money platform. Motorists in Kigali will no longer have to rummage through their bags or pockets for coins in order to make payments for tickets or for outstanding fees. All they have to do is dial *799# on their mobile phones to make instant payments.
MTN Rwanda Chief Executive Officer, Bart Hofker, says that MTN sees the importance of creating new opportunities through strategic alliances such as the partnership with KVCS, by ensuring the convenience for customers when making payments is met.
“We are proud to continuously champion innovation to meet the growing demand for technologies that drive efficiency and boost convenience to MTN’s rapidly growing customer base. It is for this reason that we have introduced a convenient and cashless way to pay for parking fees and/or parking fines using MTN Mobile Money,” said Mr Hofker.
In order to access this service;
- You need to be a Mobile Money registered customer
- Dial *799#
- * language
- Enter the car Registration Number (you will receive a balance due message in parking tickets and fines)
- Type the Amount you wish to pay
- Customer receives message to approve payment via Mobile Money (Customer can pay full or partial payment)
- Enter MoMo PIN to confirm payment (you will receive payment confirmation from MTN Mobile Money)
“This partnership is a game-changing endeavour which make the parking process quick, convenient and stress free by giving consumers a seamless mobile payment experience,” added Mr Hofker.
MTN Mobile Money has enjoyed unprecedented success since it was launched eight years ago, now registering about 12 million transactions monthly worth Rwf89 billion. According to the 2017 Quarter 2 RURA report, Mobile Money transactions recorded were 291,901,031. MTN continues to lead Mobile Money in Rwanda with 1.3 million active subscribers.
The partnership with KVCS to launch the parking payment service follows the recent launch of MTN’s annual MoMo Month to support and further Rwanda’s national agenda on promoting a cashless economy. The campaign will be marked by a series of events countrywide expected to deepen awareness and educate Rwandans about the benefits of MTN Mobile Money.
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MTN PR Desk
About MTN Rwanda:
MTN Rwanda (MTN RWANDACELL Ltd) has been in operation since 1998 with 3.5 million subscribers and still growing. In its vision of leading the delivery of a bold, new, digital world to customers, the company offers new and innovative packages and services and keeps up with the latest trends in communications to satisfy its customers.