India’s leading mobile operator Bharti Airtel (Airtel) announced today, March 31, the launch of its operation in Rwanda, expanding its footprint on the African continent to 17 countries.
Airtel has already said that it will invest over USD 100 million in its operations over the next three years and generate direct and indirect employment opportunities.
Recently, Bharti Airtel launched Airtel Money, which is stated to be a secure service.
It allows users to load cash on their mobile devices and spend it to pay utility bills, shop at over 7,000 merchant outlets, make online transactions, and more. (Read: It’s Not Only about Money, Honey)