Halotel’s mobile money goes digital with HaloPesa application

26Jun 2020
Correspondent
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Halotel’s mobile money goes digital with HaloPesa application

CUSTOMERS of HaloPesa mobile money platform can now easily transact through their smartphones and other electronic gadgets such as tablets thanks to the launch of an application to support the service.

Speaking in Dar es Salaam this week during the launch of a campaign dubbed, ‘ChilaxNaHaloPesaApp,’ the company’s Head of HaloPesa Business, Magesa Wandwi said the application is crafted with simplicity and user friendly ingredients to provide customers with a next level desired experience on the use of various HaloPesa services.

The #ChillaxNa HaloPesa App campaign is driven by a desire to provide customers with an outstanding experience including not binding their mobile number to a fixed device.  Wandwi said that additionally, HaloPesa subscribers can simply send money safely and securely to other numbers from their phone book contacts list, make various payments for goods and services by just scanning the QR codes available at the merchants as well as initiating transaction reversals in case of a wrong transfer.

“Our customers can now enjoy our various HaloPesa services with the application including personal transfers, airtime purchases, withdrawals, bill payments, merchant payments and gambling,” he added while noting that through HaloPesa’s P2P, withdraw charges are well displayed in the App.

The HaloPesa Business Head further added that with the HaloPesa App, transactions are convenient, fast and much secure without consuming data while allowing customers to check their balance at no cost.

“We are very happy and delighted today to inform the public and our esteemed customers with smartphones and tables, when they download and install the HaloPesa App successful, they will receive a free 1GB internet bundle and 10 min airtime valid for seven days,” Magesa promised.

The telco’s mobile money platform has seen a rapid increase of agents who now number over 52,000 across the country hence being conveniently placed to provide services to subscribers. HaloPesa has recorded an overwhelming growth of over 100 percent yearly since its launch in 2016 defying stiff market competition.

“It’s in our best interest to ensure that customers enjoy services all the time, with over two million active users so far, we are grateful for their loyalty and their continued use of our services,” Wandwi noted while pledging to continue providing quality products and services at affordable charges to the market.