Ding partners with Ethio Telecom to offer international mobile recharge to Ethiopia

Dublin, Ireland – 3rd April 2017 – Ding, the world’s largest mobile top-up network has partnered with Ethio telecom to enable Ethiopian migrants living abroad to recharge the phones of their loved ones at home. Already connected to over 400 mobile operators, Ethio Telecom is the latest additional to Ding’s global presence which currently has the ability to reach 4 billion phones.

Ding is a quick, simple and reliable way to send top-up to any mobile phone, anytime, anywhere. Members of the Ethiopian diaspora globally who have friends and family back home, can use Ding’s service via www.ding.com, the mobile app or in one of 600,000 retail locations around the world to ensure their loved ones have access to airtime and most significantly, data.

Commenting on the addition of the operator, Brand & Communications Manager Leslie Prendergast said: “We are delighted to be able to offer members of the Ethopian diaspora a convenient and secure way to send value to their loved ones back home in seconds. Through this partnership with Ethio Telecom, our service will provide instant access to vital communication channels and data for the receiver, something which can really make a difference in people’s lives.

There are an estimated 2 million members of the Ethiopian diaspora living abroad, with the majority, residing in the US. Ding’s service will help to simplify the process of keeping in touch with their loved ones from overseas.