MoneyGram ties up with Gemalto to provide services over Gemalto’s mobile money solution

Telecom Lead America: MoneyGram has tied up with Gemalto to provide MoneyGram services over Gemalto’s LinqUs Mobile Money solution.

Jean-Claude Deturche, Gemalto senior vice president, Mobile Financial Services

As per the association, 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 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 Carl Scheible, executive vice president, MoneyGram Europe and Africa.

Gemalto has relationships with more than 450 mobile operators and 3,000 financial institutions worldwide.

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. Mobile Money services also help connect a broader consumer segment with money transfer options.

“Cross-border mobile money transfer has compelling value for senders and recipients worldwide in terms of convenience, reliability and safety,” said Jean-Claude Deturche, Gemalto senior vice president, Mobile Financial Services.

MoneyGram offers money transfer services worldwide and bill payment services in the United States and Canada through a global network of more than 284,000 Agent locations in 196 countries and territories around the world.

[email protected]