Singtel expands cross-border payments alliance with Netstars

Monday 18 March 2019 09:33 CET | News

Singtel’s cross-border mobile payments alliance VIA has added Japan-based mobile payments company Netstars as its new member.

As Business Times reports, Netstars will enable its network of 100,000 stores in Japan to accept QR code payments made through e-wallets that are part of the VIA network, Singtel Dash and AIS GLOBAL Pay. In the following months of 2019, there will be added Kasikornbanks K Plus and Axiata Digitals Boost Malaysia e-wallets.

Netstars network of merchants includes retail outlets, food and beverage outlets at airports, shopping malls, tourist attractions and transportation areas in Japan. It aims to grow its merchant base to 1 million stores in Japan by the end of 2020.

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Keywords: Singtel, cross-border payments, mobile payments, Netstars, VIA, Japan, QR-code payments
Countries: World