By Ian Walker

 

Airtel Africa PLC said Thursday that it has agreed a partnership with Standard Chartered Bank that will increase access to mobile financial services.

The Africa-focused, U.K.-listed telecommunications company said it and Standard Chartered will co-create new products that will enable Airtel's customers to send or received digital payments via Standard Chartered Bank via their mobile phones. Customers will also be able to cash-out funds at exclusive kiosks and branches at their convenience.

 

Write to Ian Walker at ian.walker@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 13, 2020 02:45 ET (06:45 GMT)

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