Zain Kuwait teams up with Tranglo to offer global international airtime transfer

  • February 12, 2012

Kuwait, Feb 9, 2012 – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, has teamed up with Tranglo to provide an innovative international airtime transfer service to its subscribers.

Through the service, Zain in Kuwait are now able to transfer their airtime credit to their friends or family using operators in many countries such as Indonesia, Philippines, India, Yemen, Egypt and Pakistan. The user-friendly service can be easily accessed by subscriber by sending SMS “TR” to shortcode 94009.

“We are delighted to partner with Zain to extend our service to their subscriber base,” says HY Sia, CEO of Tranglo. “Communication is so important when you are apart from your loved ones and this service is particularly useful for migrant workers who want to allow their friends and families in their home countries to regularly keep in touch with them,” he adds.

About Zain Group

Zain is a leading telecommunications operator across the Middle East providing mobile voice and data services to over 41.4 million active customers as of 30 September 2011. With a commercial presence in 7 countries, Zain operates in the following countries: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and is currently rolling out its network in South Sudan. In Lebanon, the company manages ‘mtc-touch’ on behalf of the government. In Morocco, Zain has a 15.5% stake in Wana Telecom, now branded ‘INWI’, through a joint venture. Zain is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (stock ticker: ZAIN).

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About Tranglo

Tranglo is a leading international mobile financial transactions hub operator that enables cross-border airtime exchange, money transfer and bill payment via its award-winning innovative solutions gloTransfer and gloRemit. Tranglo works with prominent mobile operators and financial institutions, vendors/resellers/distributors, remittance service providers across the globe through its local offices in Netherlands, Lebanon, Malaysia and United States. For more info on Tranglo, please visit or