Vodafone India is one of India’s leading telecom service providers, they have recently entered into a tie-up with Walmart India. This tie-up will enable six Walmart India business members to make payments using M-Pesa from their mobiles at anytime.
This unique partnership with Walmart India has given all its members, including small businesses such as Kiranas (household retailers), the benefit of sending money through their mobile phones instantly and securely. Through this, they can run their business more efficiently and in a hassle-free manner.
Vodafone M-Pesa has provides safe, secure and convenient transactions. Therefore, making it easier for all its members in cities like Lucknow, Amravati, Aurangabad, Hyderabad etc to make faster payments. This will also enable Walmart to deliver goods on time.
When a best price store member based in any of these cities, places an order with Walmart India, a Vodafone M-Pesa authorized agent will reach out to him or her. Then the agent will enable cash-in option for their M-Pesa account. This will allow the member to make payments from their phones for the goods ordered from Walmart’s Best Price Cash and Carry stores. Once a confirmation message is received, Walmart India will immediately dispatch goods to the member.
Suresh Sethi, Business Head – M-Pesa, Vodafone India said, “Vodafone has always been at the forefront in launching innovative products and services relevant to the needs of our customers. Vodafone M-Pesa is an innovative, safe and secure mobile wallet that enables complete suite of services like money transfer, bill payments, and recharge on the move from the mobile. We are delighted to extend M-Pesa offering to Walmart India across its six Best Price Modern Wholesale stores. We are confident that this association will go a long way in simplifying the payments process for Walmart India from the members, especially resellers based in secondary markets. Starting with pilots in Amravati and Lucknow, we have now extended it to members in Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Rajahmundry, Guntur and Vijayawada and we hope to extend it pan-India soon.”
With this Vodafone India has provided the customers with a new currency in the form of M-Pesa. The world renowned mobile wallet and money transfer service will be available in lot of Indian cities now. Vodafone M-Pesa seems to be an innovative, safe and secure mobile wallet with complete suite of services like money transfer, bill payments and recharge on the move from the mobile.