Posted on August 22, 2013

Following the strong response to the MoneyGram promotion launched in July, MoneyGram and Ooredoo Mobile Money have extended the Free International Calling Minutes offer until 15 October 2013.

With this great value promotion, Ooredoo Mobile Money customers enjoy free calling minutes every time they make an international money transfer through MoneyGram. For every international transfer that Ooredoo Mobile Money customers make, MoneyGram instantly provides them with 20 international calling minutes to their Hala or Shahry plan.

Ooredoo Mobile Money has been particularly popular with expatriate workers looking to send money home quickly, safely and conveniently. The added bonus of international calling minutes from MoneyGram enables them to stay connected to their loved ones. MoneyGram has more than 321,000 MoneyGram agents in 198 countries and territories around the world, with transfers occurring in only 10 minutes. The safe service can be easily accessed on any mobile handset.


To benefit from this promotion, Ooredoo customers can sign up for Ooredoo Mobile Money at any Ooredoo Shop, showing a valid Qatar ID, or by dialling *140# on their mobile and following the simple on-screen instructions. Once registered, customers can deposit money in their Mobile Wallet, either at an Ooredoo Shop or Ooredoo Self-Service Machine, or transferring money from QNB Bank accounts using the QNB Mobile Payment Service.

Since its launch its 2011, Ooredoo Mobile Money has seen a strong response, especially customers who do not have bank accounts or have limited access to financial services. More than 100,000 people have signed up to enjoy Qatar’s most convenient option for transferring money.

Ooredoo Mobile Money customers can also top up their own Hala account or a friend’s, and pay their own Shahry bills or even transfer money locally to another registered Mobile Wallet or QNB Bank Account.

For more information, customers can visit the Ooredoo Mobile Money page on the Ooredoo website at Ooredoo will continue to offer its Ooredoo Mobile Money customers more great value promotions in the coming months.