Service is expected to be launched this year
Western Union and Bharti Airtel Limited, a global telecommunications company, announced the launch of real-time payments into millions of Airtel Payments Bank accounts in India and mobile wallets across 14 countries in Africa.
The partnership will offer another channel for real-time cross-border payments into India. Airtel Payments Bank’s customers will be able to direct a Western Union money transfer into their bank accounts 24/7 within the app. Western Union’s digital services will be available in 75 countries plus territories.