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The Digital Markets Act (DMA) in Europe is expected to change everything for face-to-face payments

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Feb 2024

Mark Beresford, Director at Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC), discusses the changes in the payments industry resulted from the adoption of the DMA in Europe, exploring the main benefits for both consumers and merchants.


European Commission, European Payments Council, regulation, payments , payment gateway, compliance, loyalty programme, transactions , merchant, NFC, credit card, debit card, e-wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, marketplace, online payments, contactless payments, digital payments, PCI compliance, PCI DSS, EMVCo

Amazon Mexico partners with Kueski Pay

News | Mobile Payments | 30 Jan 2024

Amazon has partnered with Mexico-based Kueski Pay to launch Pago en Quincenas, a payment method that allows users to defer their purchases into biweekly payments.

partnership, product launch, mobile payments, mobile money, online platform

Allied Payment Network partners with MY CREDIT UNION

News | Payments General | 14 Dec 2023

Real-time payments provider Allied Payment Network has partnered with US-based MY CREDIT UNION to integrate with its digital banking platform.

partnership, digital payments, mobile money, money transfer, financial institutions

Ant Group partners with Huawei

News | Mobile Payments | 11 Dec 2023

Ant Group, the fintech affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding, has partnered with China-based Huawei Technologies to develop a dedicated version of Alipay.

mobile payments, mobile money, partnership, fintech, e-wallet

The value of digital payments in the transit and mobility sector

Voice of the Industry | Mobile Payments | 31 Oct 2023

Zoltan Gyenge, myPOS Managing Director DACH and Hungary, discusses how contactless payments help advance the transportation industry, improve passenger experience, and make cities greener.


 

mobile payments, mobile money, SoftPOS, public transportation, contactless payments, online payments, digital payments, one-click payments, travel payments, COVID-19, Tap-to-Pay, cross-border payments

Smartcash PSB partners with Thunes for remittances in naira

News | Payments General | 10 Oct 2023

Cross-border payments infrastructure provider Thunes has announced a partnership with Smartcash PSB to power international remittances in naira to mobile wallets.

partnership, cross-border payments, remittances, payout, mobile money, digital wallet, fintech, paytech, financial services, financial inclusion

NEOPAY partners with Alipay+

News | Mobile Payments | 29 Sep 2023

UAE-based NEOPAY has partnered with Alipay+ to expand its digital payments offering for merchants in the region. 

partnership, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallet, digital wallet, payment methods

Uber, Safaricom partner for M-PESA payments and disbursements

News | Payments General | 03 Aug 2023

Communication solutions company Safaricom has announced a partnership with Uber that is set to enable Kenya-based riders to pay for trips through the mobile money service M-PESA.

partnership, payments , paytech, fintech, payment methods, mobile money, mobile payments, financial inclusion

The synergy between CBDC and mobile money

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Jun 2023

Athu Karume, eCurrency’s President of Africa Markets, presents the benefits of a CBDC implementation that integrates into the existing mobile money services and systems.

CBDC, mobile money, payment methods, cross-border payments, tokenization

The payment habits of Latin American gamers and how to unlock the market's opportunities

Voice of the Industry | Mobile Payments | 08 Jun 2023

Karina Mata Farina, Head of Marketing at PagSeguro, dives into the payment preferences and habits of users from Latin America’s fast rising online gaming market, and what the online gaming segment’s view of payments can teach other industries.


online payments, mobile payments, contactless payments, payments , gambling, payment methods, instant payments, mobile money, online platform, BNPL, PIX, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, digital wallet, digital payments

Optimising Point-of-Sale solutions through Smart Cellular Connectivity

Voice of the Industry | Mobile Payments | 11 May 2023

Curtis Govan, President, Americas at floLIVE, uncovers how businesses adopt cellular connectivity to boost security, stability, and reliability for their POS terminals.


POS, mPOS, mobile payments, mobile money, ecommerce, transaction monitoring, regulation, eftpos, data sharing, data, data privacy, data protection, financial data, online payments, payments infrastructure, instant payments, digital payments

The potential of instant lending: why traditional banks hold the key

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 May 2023

Paul Weiss, Head of Growth at Simbuka, discusses the potential for traditional banks in East Africa to offer instant lending services to an underserved market. Banks can benefit from leveraging their customer base and data-driven decision-making processes to offer these instant lending services.

lending, SME lending, digitalisation, corporate card, online banking, credit scoring, Corporate Social Responsibility, digital banking, credit card, fintech, financial inclusion, financial institutions, financial services, mobile banking, mobile money, mobile payments

CBK launches QR Code Standard to boost digital payment usage

News | Online Payments | 04 May 2023

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announced the launch and implementation of the Kenya QR Code Standard 2023 to increase the usage of digital payments.

product launch, payments , digital payments, digitalisation, QR code, QR payments, payment methods, PSP, banks, card scheme, fintech, financial services, banking, mobile money, POS, ecommerce, Issuer, financial inclusion

Kora launches USD card-acquiring

News | Payments General | 28 Mar 2023

Nigeria-based payments infrastructure Kora has announced the launch of USD card-acquiring in Africa, looking to enable merchants on its platform to accept payments in USD.

product launch, cross-border payments, payment methods, payments , online payments, merchants, ecommerce, payin, payout, settlement, API, B2B payments, expansion, marketplace, mobile money, bank transfer, financial services, fintech

PXP Financial partners with Mastercard and Payall

News | Payments General | 17 Mar 2023

Payment processing services provider PXP Financial has partnered with Mastercard and Payall to deliver cross-border payments and international money transfers.

partnership, payments , cross-border payments, cross-border logistics, online payments, payments infrastructure, money transfer, payout, financial inclusion, mobile money, fintech, payment methods, compliance, financial services

CBDC: threat or opportunity

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Mar 2023

Dominika Duziak, Head of Product and Strategy at OneStep Financial, a member of The Payments Association, clarifies the most common misconceptions about CBDCs and advocates for enhanced digitalisation with their help.

CBDC, NFT, digitalisation, online payments, payments , mobile payments, mobile money, digital currency, digital wallet, digital euro, digital payments, e-wallet, cryptocurrency

Paysera, Ria Money Transfer enable payment collection in cash

News | Payments General | 10 Mar 2023

Fintech company Paysera has partnered with Ria Money Transfer, a Euronet Worldwide subsidiary, to enable payment collection in cash at Ria pickup locations in 152 countries.

partnership, payments , cross-border payments, remittances, money transfer, P2P payments, financial services, cash, unbanked, online payments, FX , mobile money, fintech

Clickatell, Telkom enable WhatsApp payments in South Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Mar 2023

US-based chat commerce company Clickatell has partnered with South Africa-based integrated communication company Telkom to enable mobile messaging payments via WhatsApp.

partnership, payments , mobile payments, WhatsApp, ecommerce, digital payments, mobile money, MasterCard, Visa, Chat 2 Pay, fintech, financial services, digitalisation, customer experience, chat commerce

Uplift partners Margaritaville at Sea to offer BNPL on cruises

News | Payments General | 08 Feb 2023

BNPL solution for travelling and retailing brands, Uplift, has recently announced a new partnership with cruise planning company Margaritaville at Sea to offer customers instalment payments on bookings. 

BNPL, travel payments, online payments, instalment payments, credit scoring, partnership, COVID-19, pandemic, financial services, financial inclusion, mobile money

Cellulant partners Money Q

News | Payments General | 02 Feb 2023

Payment solutions provider Cellulant has announced a partnership with fintech Money Q to enable expats to pay for bills and recharge airtime for their Africa-based beneficiaries.

partnership, money transfer, money remittance, remittances, cross-border payments, mobile payments, mobile money, online payments, digital payments