The country’s biggest mobile money company Ecocash has launched a new service called scan and pay. The service which is part of a collaboration with Mastercard allows customers to scan barcodes or QR codes to pay for goods using their smartphones at a point of sale. EcoCash chief executive officer Natalie Jabangwe said,
One of the biggest opportunities to move Zimbabwe towards that cashless and financially inclusive society lies in leveraging something millions of Zimbabweans already hold in the palms of their hands. We excited to be the first and only mobile financial service provider in Zimbabwe to offer this innovative service to our customers empowering them with a fast, simple and instant payment option.