Ooredoo Fintech unveils ‘walletii’ digital payment solution

by | May 27, 2024 | 0 comments

MUSCAT – Ooredoo Fintech International (OFTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ooredoo Group, launched walletii, a new state-of-the-art financial technology (Fintech) solution. Unveiled at the COMEX Global Technology Show, walletii is a user-friendly mobile app, available to Ooredoo and non-Ooredoo customers, offering a simple, secure, and upgraded way for consumers and merchants to make and receive digital payments domestically and internationally. 

The big reveal saw Bassam Yousef Al-Ibrahim, CEO of Ooredoo Oman; Michelangelo (Mirko) Giacco, CEO of Ooredoo Fintech; and Ahmed Al-Musafir, Country Head of Ooredoo Fintech Oman unveil the new brand. Once accessible later this summer, walletii will feature chat-like payments for a more intuitive and seamless user experience. It will also be the first mobile money app to offer a remittance marketplace, enabling users to choose from multiple providers to secure the best rate for their transactions. What’s more, users will be rewarded for their everyday transactions through an integrated loyalty programme, to further enhance customer experience.  

Bassam Yousef Al Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Oman, said, “We thank the Central Bank of Oman for awarding us with the license to operate walletii. Our goal is to provide customers with an easy, secure, and cost-effective financial tool that upgrades their everyday lives and revolutionises the mobile payments system in Oman. This endorsement allows us to contribute significantly to the country’s Fintech sector and is in line with Oman’s Vision 2040, to leverage digitalisation to stimulate economic growth and technological leadership.”

Mirko Giacco, Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Fintech, said, “walletii by Ooredoo was designed to deliver superior usability and exceptional customer experience, upgrading how people manage their finances in Oman. By offering a seamless and secure digital wallet experience, we aim to empower consumers and businesses alike, driving financial inclusion and innovation across the region.”

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