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Focusing on technology-driven growth and making Bahrain’s 2030 vision a reality - VIVA introduces Bahrain’s most innovative and accessible mobile wallet ‘VIVA Cash’

Added exceptional customer benefits also include:

  • 3GB free data once customers registration is completed and VIVA cash account activated
  • Special offers at 800+ merchants that accept VIVA Cash
  • Every deposit is matched with 10% more cash from VIVA, up to BD 3
  • Transfer money to friends and family across borders at no extra charges

Manama, Bahrain (March 2018): Accelerating the development of Bahrain’s digital transformation and the FinTech sector, VIVA Bahrain has announced the launch of VIVA Cash, a ground breaking new application offering consumers the very latest secure and convenient digital mobile wallet for everyday payments.

The announcement, led by VIVA Bahrain’s CEO, Ulaiyan Al Wetaid was made at an exclusive event attended by His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed; H.E Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), H.E Shaikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Chairman of Sadad, and VIVA Management.

At the event, VIVA Bahrain’s CEO, Ulaiyan Al Wetaid said “With Bahrain leading the digital transformation in the region, and establishing itself on the global map as a regional Fintech hub, we at VIVA Bahrain have made bringing Bahrain’s digital vision to reality a priority. And today, in keeping with our promise to support Bahrain’s digital future, we are excited to launch our latest mobile payment solution, ‘VIVA Cash’, in collaboration with SADAD Bahrain, the Kingdom’s FinTech leader, licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain.”

Now available for free on the Apple Store and Google Play Store, users of VIVA Cash can enjoy shopping and dining at over 800 merchants across Bahrain and access an international remittance service embedded within the application that guarantees fast, safe and easy money transfers. Zero remittance fees are offered for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Philippines for limited time.

Making it all the more convenient and easy to use, users of VIVA Cash can deposit money into their account either by securely transferring money from an existing debit card through the application, or by topping up with cash at any of SADAD’s 750 machines around Bahrain.

To celebrate the launch of VIVA Cash, every deposit made by customers will be matched with 10% more from VIVA for a limited period, giving users the chance to earn up to BD 3 extra credit in their account.

Powered by VIVA and its strategic partner SADAD, VIVA Cash is a major new initiative that breaks boundaries between telecom services providers, payments services providers and financial institutions and aims to bring the country one step closer to a cashless society.

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