A group wide agreement with virtual SIM solutions firm Movirtu is signed by the Mobile operator Airtel Africa providing individuals who cannot afford handsets with communications and banking capabilities. The agreement comes after Airtel s successful launch of the service in
Movirtu said in a statement, Movirtu s patented virtual SIM platform allows mobile operators to provide services to users who cannot afford to purchase a personal handset while also allowing subscribers to keep multiple numbers on same handset .
The service lets a user to temporarily activate their number on a friend s phone or share a phone amongst a group of individuals. The virtual SIM system permits access to phone calls, text messaging and value-added services including mobile banking.
Having proven the business case, we now plan to roll out Movirtu Share throughout our subsidiaries in
The platform is in addition targeted at business users, letting them to separate their private and business calls without needing an additional device or second physical SIM card.
Movirtu chief executive officer (CEO)
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