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MoneyGram to use Gemalto’s mobile platform

Zafar Anjum | Sept. 19, 2012
Global money transfer company to offer international money transfers on mobile devices using Gemalto’s LinqUs Mobile Money

Global money transfer company MoneyGram will use Gemalto's LinqUs Mobile Money solution for MoneyGram services globally, announced Gemalto today.

According to the digital security solutions provider, MoneyGram's money transfer platform will be integrated with Gemalto's LinqUs mobile payment platform solution, allowing customers to send international transfers from a mobile phone to one of MoneyGram's 284,000 locations worldwide or receive transfers directly to their mobile wallet.

Gemalto's LinqUs Mobile Money solution allows people to use mobile phones to access bank accounts, make payments and peer-to-peer transfers, and buy airtime.

Also, Gemalto Mobile Financial Services clients, including banks and mobile operators, will be able to connect directly to MoneyGram's global network and offer convenient and secure mobile remittance services.

"MoneyGram is actively developing new mobile and online channels to meet our customers' evolving needs to access cash quickly, easily and globally," said Tim Summers, MoneyGram head of global strategic partnerships. "Gemalto has relationships with more than 450 mobile operators and 3,000 financial institutions worldwide. Their extensive experience with global mobile financial services brings a secure environment that extends MoneyGram's money transfer services to consumers and gives them more options."



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