Ethio Telecom customer using Telebirr mobile money service

Tele, CNET Roll out Digital Payment System for Service Providing Businesses

ADDIS ABABA – Ethio Telecom and CNET Software Technologies partnered to launch Telebirr-CNET integrated digital service charge and transaction payment system.

The two companies signed an agreement to implement the payment system on Thursday.

The system would enable the CNET partners’ to get their customers to settle service charges and transactions using Telebirr.

Ethio Telecom says the system “will play crucial roles” for service-providing institutions and businesses to make their transactions easily.

Hospitals, pharmacies, hotels, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, entertainment, and firms in hospitality are among CNET’s partners.

Their “customers can easily settle their service charge or make transaction payments by scanning service rendering/product suppliers’ QR Code, the telco says.

They can also settle the payment via Telebirr and using the payment reference PIN sent to their mobile, via Telebirr app or USSD.

Telebirr currently has more than 25 million subscribers and they have made transactions worth 153 billion Birr since its launch in May 2021.