On 19 May 2022, Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, subsidiary SmartCash Payment Service Bank Limited (‘SmartCash PSB’), commenced operations in Nigeria.
Smartcash PSB is a customer-first digital bank with the aim of bringing financial services closer to every Nigerian by leveraging its vast distribution network to improve financial inclusion.
Before we tell you about how to create the SmartCash PSB Wallet, it is important you know that the services will initially be available at selected retail touchpoints, and operations will be expanded gradually across the country over the next few months.
Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa.
Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally.
The Group aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.
Speaking on the SmartCash PSB, Segun Ogunsanya, Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Africa said:
“I am very excited to announce our commencement of operations for financial services in Nigeria through SmartCash PSB. This is the beginning of our journey to revolutionise the financial services landscape in the country.
“To help further digitise the economy, and most importantly to help bank the unbanked by reaching the millions of Nigerians who do not currently have access to financial services by delivering current and savings accounts, payment and remittance services, debit and prepayment cards and more sophisticated services,” he added.
Now, the question is: How do I create a Smartcash PSB wallet and transact on the go
The steps are simple.
Step 1 – Dial *939# on your mobile phone
Step 2 – from the options you may wish to use NIN or select BVN to create the wallet.It is that simple.