Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialized Bank, Cambodia’s leading mobile banking services provider and Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross currency money transfer, have officially partnered to provide mobile digital international money transfers to foreign countries.
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The partnership is to enable more than one million Wing App customers in Cambodia to transfer money to more than 200 countries.
In the partnership signing ceremony on Thursday, the company said that with a few clicks on their Wing Money App, customers can now send Western Union money transfers to their family and loved ones, real-time, 24/7, to more than 200 countries and territories.
“Today, with the activation of Western Union service on our Wing Money App, we are delighted to take our collaboration to the next level, enabling migrants, the unbanked, under banked Cambodians and foreign workers to conveniently transfer money real-time, 24/7, to their families and dependents back home and globally,” said Jojo Malolos, Wing Chief Executive Officer.
Connecting customers with their families is key and providing the utmost convenience in doing so is pivotal, said Sohini Rajola, Regional Vice President, South Asia and Indo-China at Western Union, cited extending service with Wing is to provide customers with digital money transfer options to move money in the ways that they want to, and play a critical role in their lives and in the global economy.
“Our platform enables us to power cross-border money movement solutions on a global scale. With our deep financial services expertise and technology to connect the digital and physical worlds of money, we are well-positioned to empower customers by providing solutions that meet their financial needs,” Rajola said.
“Remittance is an important source of income for many families – this holds true both for families living here in Cambodia, and for migrants and foreign workers’ families living abroad,” Ms Rajola said.