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Increasing financial inclusion with Ericsson MFS

Increasing financial inclusion with Ericsson MFS

Enabling financial inclusion

In partnership with MTN in Middle-East and Africa; Telenor and Etisalat in Asia



In many countries people do not have banking facilities. For example, in Africa 57% of the population lack any form of bank account. 


The Ericsson Mobile Financial Services (MFS) platform features easy to use and secure next-generation mobile financial services.


Millions of unbanked mobile users enjoy benefits of mobile financial services. The service covers more than 15 countries and has over 90 million active wallets in MTN network, 69 million active wallets in Telenor network and 200 thousand active wallets in Etisalat network.

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MTN and Ericsson extend mobile money partnership

Ericsson and MTN have signed a five-year mobile money contract extension covering 13 countries in the Middle East and Africa.

Read the Press release
Sustainable development goals

Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

The highlighted Sustainable Development Goals are included in the project.

"A stable, secure and reliable platform is one of the fundamentals to building successful mobile financial services."
- Serigne Dioum, MTN Group Executive for Mobile Financial Services