Haiti - Technology : National launch of the service "TchoTcho mobile"
Having successfully concluded the first phase of its launch and respecting the announcement made last December concerning the increase in the number of authorized agents, Digicel and Scotiabank are pleased to announce the Haitian people in general and TchoTcho Mobile users in particular, that now, this innovative and practice service is available in some place around the national territory, specifically in major cities and communes. Thus, a parent living in Marigot can send money to his son who studied at Jérémie, who himself may charge the phone of his father working in Les Cayes. In the future, TchoTcho Mobile, will allow the Haitian people to use other services that will simplify their daily financial transactions.
The network of agents TchoTcho Mobile currently has over 300 agents and has to go to 500 shortly to achieve by the end of the year the number of 1,000 agents.
In addition of the Scotiabank which was the first banking partner, a partnership contract was signed between TchoTcho Mobile and two other commercial banks in the country: Sogebank and Capital Bank. Thus, shortly the users of TchoTcho mobile will be able also to perform their transactions via the network Sogebank and Capital Bank. Through the network of Digicel, Haitians will be able to make, at any time, n peace various financial transactions supported by the three major banks of country.
Commenting on the official launch of Mobile TchoTcho, Maarten Boute, CEO of Digicel said : "It is with a great pleasure that we are witnessing of the development of TchoTcho Mobile in Haiti. We are confident of the growing success that TchoTcho will continue to show in the coming months, and above all the guarantee that the thousands of users will be totally satisfied with the quality of that service".
"TchoTcho Mobile is an excellent opportunity for us at the Scotiabank to allow thousands of users to experiment the Scotiabank which is characterized by our professionalism and our reliability" commented Charles Maxime, CEO of Scotiabank in Haiti.
See also :
http://www.haitilibre.com/article-302-haiti-economie-10-millions-de-dollars-pour-trouver-une-solution.html (in french)