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Tigo and MoreMagic Solutions Offer International Recharge for Tigo Mobile Phones in Honduras

July 16, 2009

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras and NEWTON, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire/ — Telefonica Celular (Celtel), a leading mobile operator in Latin America, operating as Tigo, and MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile transactions provider, announced today that international friends and family of Tigo customers are now able to recharge Tigo mobile phones in Honduras, using MoreMagic Solutions International Roaming Recharge (IRR) Global Hub and the MoreMagic Solutions worldwide distribution. From hundreds of thousands of retail locations, or the web – www.etopuponline.com, a customer can send a gift of prepaid airtime to a Tigo mobile phone. The airtime is immediately available, and the recipient is notified with a personalized SMS message.

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The MoreMagic Solutions International Roaming Recharge offering for Tigo mobile phones leverages an extensive network of hundreds of thousands of retail locations in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. Airtime recharges, or TopUps, are easily purchased by customers who have connections with friends and family in Honduras.

“The Honduran community extends well beyond country borders, and we are pleased to make Tigo airtime available to a broad market around the world, working with MoreMagic Solutions.” said David Mendoza, Distribution Director, Tigo. “Hondurans like the idea of giving gifts of airtime, knowing that friends and family members back home will immediately pick up their Tigo phone and call to stay in touch.”

“MoreMagic Solutions is pleased to offer an easy and convenient way for friends and family in Honduran neighborhoods around the world to send airtime to Tigo phones,” said Pankaj Gulati, chairman and CEO, MoreMagic Solutions. “Tigo customers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide, have realized that MoreMagic Solutions offers the most airtime value for each dollar spent, and that means more conversation time with loved ones back home.”

Tigo

Telefonica Celular (Celtel), a subsidiary of Millicom International Celular, is a mobile telephony provider in Honduras operating under the brand name Tigo. The company has coverage in all the departments of the country. It has operations in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Colombia and Bolivia.

MoreMagic Solutions

With deployments in more than 50 countries worldwide, MoreMagic Solutions offers transaction platforms for mobile operators, financial institutions, content providers, and distributors, enabling consumers to purchase goods and services on demand using a mobile phone, POS, or web. The MoreMagic Solutions high-throughput payment engine and pre-packaged applications enable revenue-generating services, including mobile recharge and mobile money transfer, both domestic and international; mobile banking; bill payment; and mobile commerce; with integration into diverse network environments, languages, and currencies. Through MoreMagic Solutions worldwide distribution, MNO-branded services are available for out-of-country customers, enabling communications with relatives back home, and increased usage on mobile networks worldwide.

SOURCE MoreMagic Solutions


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