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JazzCash Mobile Account nominated for GSMA Glomo Awards 2017

JazzCash Mobile Account nominated for GSMA Glomo Awards 2017

Islamabad – 2nd February, 2017: JazzCash Mobile Account, Pakistan’s number one, has been nominated for GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2017 in the category of ‘Best Mobile Product, Application or Service for Women in Emerging Markets’.

The GSMA Glomo Awards offer organizations across the global mobile eco-system the opportunity to showcase the latest mobile products, apps, devices, services, and initiatives to the world, and are considered the most prestigious telecom awards at the global level.

“We congratulate all of the nominees for the Glomo Awards, which once again saw an impressive number of entries,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The Glomo Awards recognize those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry, and we are excited to this year introduce several new awards that highlight the very latest developments in this dynamic industry. We wish the best of luck to the 2017 Glomo Award nominees,” he added.

Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, Chief Digital & Financial Services Officer at Jazz said, “At JazzCash we are determined to not just provide an enabling service but to also create financial literacy amongst women leading to a more empowered society. Being the number one Mobile Account in Pakistan, this is yet another breakthrough for JazzCash where we are now being recognized at the global level. This is not just a proud moment for all of us at Jazz but also for Pakistan. I wish best of luck to all the nominees who have been shortlisted this year.”

Along with serving the masses through a host of digital and mobile financial services, JazzCash is increasing women’s economic participation by facilitating greater control over finances, providing them with means to save money and access various financial services.

Winners of the awards will be announced at Mobile World Congress organized by the GSMA from 27 February, 2017 – 2 March, 2017 in Barcelona.

About JazzCash

JazzCash, a mobile financial service offering under Jazz’s ecosystem has over 70,000 retail outlets across Pakistan. JazzCash offers a broad portfolio of Branchless Banking services for customers including money transfer, bill payments, bank transfers, mobile accounts services, ATM cards, insurance, savings, payment gateway and payments for a variety of services.

About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com. Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.