Equity Bank joins forces with Airtel Kenya

Airtel office Shrutuja shirkeAirtel alongside Equity Bank will offer a mobile banking service which aims to better serve its customers in Kenya. (Image source: Shrutuja shirke)

Airtel Kenya has announced it will partner with Equity Bank to offer a mobile banking facility for its customers in Kenya

The mobile money service, Airtel Money, is available to all Equity Bank customers with Airtel lines.

It will allow customers from both Airtel and Equity Bank to access Airtel mobile banking platforms and enable Airtel services customers to withdraw money at any Equity Bank in Kenya.

Airtel Money will also allow customers to pay their outstanding bills, check account balance and review mini bank statements.

“We are pleased to enter into this agreement with Airtel, which will further strengthen our commitment to extending financial inclusion across East Africa by enabling the unbanked and under-banked to enjoy the benefits of mobile payments, while also giving us the opportunity to better serve Airtel customers," stated Equity Bank Group CEO Dr James Mwangi.

“We shall continue to strengthen our business model through innovation, enhanced use of technology, automation for a better customer experience and collaborations with industry stakeholders such as Airtel,” Mwangi added.

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