bwallet, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading digital mobile wallet, has celebrated its second anniversary in Bahrain with a dedicated social media contest giving its followers the chance to win exciting prizes. With a broad range of customer-focused and lifestyle-driven solutions that include Batelco Bill Payment, GCC Customer Onboarding, International Money Transfer and Bill Splitting, bwallet has amassed a vast user and merchant base and boasts widespread appeal since its launch in the market.

Speaking on the occasion of the second anniversary of bwallet, AFS CEO Mr. B. Chandrasekhar said:

“In two years since the launch of bwallet in Bahrain, we have seen considerable, sustained growth in its offering and userbase with valued bwallet customers benefiting from a variety of attractive promotions. We thank the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Central Bank of Bahrain who have supported bwallet on our mission to boost Bahrain’s rapidly developing cashless economy. We also thank our various customers and merchants for adopting this new technology so enthusiastically and helping to ensure bwallet’s great success.”

Shiraz Ali, CEO, Fintech Business (Finzo), AFS said:

“bwallet continues to evolve its service offering, since its launch two years ago, to better reflect the needs of today’s digital and tech-savvy consumers. With new solutions being developed continually we look forward to delivering even greater benefits and features in the future on Bahrain’s leading, award-winning consumer-friendly digital mobile wallet. In 2020, we plan to release new features on the bwallet app like insurance, enhanced bill payments, gift vouchers and other value added services to suit the digital lifestyle needs of our customers.”

Launched in 2018 by Arab Financial Services (AFS), the region’s foremost Fintech enabler, in partnership with Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital solutions provider, bwallet has since been rolled out across thousands of leading retail businesses, cinemas, hotels, F&B and entertainment outlets throughout the Kingdom and is being utilized daily by an ever-growing customer base. bwallet users can simply scan a QR code for seamless transactions and enjoy quick, secure and easy cashless payments with exclusive benefits through their mobile phones.

The bwallet app was the first of its kind to provide peer-to-peer money transfer. Today it offers a host of additional, attractive features. These include: International Money Transfer; International Prepaid Mobile Top Up to any international prepaid mobile phone account in over 150 different countries; In-App Batelco Bill Payments enabling customers to buy Batelco Prepaid credit or pay Postpaid and fixed line bills; and Bill Splitting which allows users to divide costs of shared expenses so that everyone can pay their share instantly and accurately.

Further information about bwallet, its growing services portfolio, its offers and exclusive cashback promotions can be found by visiting Batelco.com. Download the free bwallet mobile app at GooglePlay or Apple’s App Store.