Posted on June 09, 2013

Ooredoo’s popular MoneyGram promotion, which enables customers to send money home for just QR1, has been extended to 30 June, it was announced today. The offer, which was launched in May 2013, has seen thousands of people in Qatar transfer money through their mobile phones, enjoying one of the best exchange rates in Qatar.

With Ooredoo Mobile Money, customers can send to more than 321,000 MoneyGram agents in 197 countries, with the money available for collection in as little as ten minutes. Because Ooredoo Mobile Money is managed with the support of Ooredoo and Qatar National Bank, customers enjoy full security and peace-of-mind, and don’t need to have a bank account to transfer money overseas.

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Thanks to the special QR1 transfer, customers can also enjoy better rates that traditional money transfer services, plus have the convenience of accessing the service via their mobile phone whenever and wherever they need to. Customers can easily sign up with a valid Qatar ID at any Ooredoo Shop or by dialing the shortcode *140# on their mobile and following the simple on-screen instructions.

Customers can deposit money into their Mobile Money Wallet at any Ooredoo Self-Service Machine or Ooredoo Shop, or by direct transfer from a QNB Account through QNB Mobile Payment. Customers from Nepal and the Philippines can even transfer money directly from their mWallet to bank accounts back home.

Since the launch of Ooredoo Mobile Money service, more than 100,000 Ooredoo customers have become registered users – making it the fastest-growing financial transfer service in Qatar. For more information on Ooredoo Mobile Money, customers can visit the Mobile Money pages on the Ooredoo website at