Etisalat Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc., have partnered to introduce GTEasySavers, a savings account that is easy to open and operate via any Etisalat mobile phone.
Speaking on the partnership, CEO, Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher said: “This is a new chapter in the continuing growth of the banking industry as it enables account opening via an Etisalat phone which makes it more convenient for individuals to carry out transactions.”
Etisalat subscribers can conveniently open a GTEasySavers account without any initial documentation by simply dialing the USSD short code – “737*0#” on their mobile phones, and they will receive a 10 digit GTBank account number via SMS immediately.
The new service also provide subscribers N200 worth of airtime from Etisalat when they save up to N5,000. Benefits for account holders also include higher interest rates on savings and quarterly rewards. The transaction limits on this account is N20, 000 for single deposits and maximum cumulative of N200,000 account balance at any point in time.