Telecom Operators

Ooredoo and National Bank of Oman develop new mobile wallet

Taking payments to a whole new level, Ooredoo, together with the National Bank of Oman (NBO), has introduced pay+, a new mobile wallet. Fast, simple and secure, pay+ enables customers to make a wide range of transactions from a single app on their smartphone. Whether it be payments, deposits, transfers, or withdrawals, daily financial tasks just got a lot easier. The state-of-the-art service is part of Ooredoo’s commitment to enriching customers’ digital lives.

Feras bin Abdullah Al Shaikh, Consumer Director at Ooredoo said, “Mobile wallets are transforming the global payment industry, making transactions faster, more secure and more convenient. By leveraging Oooredoo’s digital leadership and strong network, along with NBO’s banking expertise, pay+ benefits both customers and merchants. Its the latest step in driving digital transformation in the Sultanate and introducing innovative technologies to our customers.”

Abdul Karim Al Hinai, Deputy General manager - Alternative Channels - Retail Banking, added, “NBO always strives to support the payment infrastructure of the country while offering the most up-to-date and innovative financial services. Our ongoing partnership with Ooredoo is a demonstration of our efforts to bring together the best resources and capabilities to deliver optimum products, make the lives of our customers easier and more convenient, and enhance their overall experience.”

Approved by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and the Central Bank of Oman, the new service allows customers to use their phones to pay in restaurants and stores, transfer money locally and internationally, top-up mobile credit, make bill payments, and make withdrawals and deposits. Moreover, robust security features mean that payment information is protected.