Articles with tag: mobile money

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TipMe drives ecommerce and cashless transactions in Liberia

08 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Electronic payment service provider TipMe has launched to provide individuals and businesses access affordable financial products and services that meet their needs.

TipMe, launch, cashless, mobile money wallet, mobile wallet, Visa, Mastercard, LEC tokens, bill payment services, ecommerce

eCurrency brings CBDC benefits to all in ecosystem utilising digital secure currency technology

04 Sep 2020 | Payments General

‘Choices around the technology used for CBDC are important as they would have a significant impact on the extent to which CBDC meets our overall objectives’, The Bank of England

Central Bank Digital Currency, Lars Arvidsson, eCurrency, Bank of England, DLT, digital wallets, central banks, commercial banks, Digital Secure Currency, payment cards, mobile money wallets

Remitly doubles mobile wallet offerings and global consumer reach

26 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Independent provider of remittance and financial service products for immigrants Remitly has announced the expansion of its mobile wallet network.

Remitly, remittance, immigrants, mobile wallet, mobile wallet network, M-PESA, MTN Mobile Money, bKash, Gcash, Airtel Mobile Money, GoPay, Ovo, Thunes, emerging markets, COVID-19, digital purchases, home delivery, cash pickup, bank deposit

Bankily brings digital banking solutions in Mauritania

21 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM) has launched earlier in 2020 a mobile banking service called Bankily, supported by Comviva’s mobiquity Banking Suite.

Banque Populaire de Mauritanie, Mauritania, mobile money, payments, banking, BPM, mobile banking, mobile app, Bankily, Comviva

Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to bring financial inclusion

14 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Standard Chartered has partnered Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services.

Airtel, Africa, Standard Chartered, finance, telecommunications, mobile money, online, payments, mobile banking, banking Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

BankMobile merges with Megalith Financial Acquisition

07 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based BankMobile, a subsidiary of Customers Bank, and Megalith Financial Acquisition (MFAC) have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

BankMobile, technology, Customer Bank, banks, Megalith Financial Acquisition, digital banking, digital, banking, BM Technologies, US, MFAC, transaction, NYSE, loans, financial, Banking-as-a-Service, BaaS, BankMobile Disbursements, Google, White-Label, T-Monile, T-Mobile MONEY

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

20 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Telecom and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa.

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit, money transfer, mobile money, digital money, instant money transfer, RDC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Niger, Mobile Money accounts, Rwanda, Airtel Money, payments, mobile wallets, mobile financial products, fintech

GSMA launches Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform for financial inclusion

15 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

GSMA has launched Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform (ITP) aiming to help make transactions more seamless in emerging markets.

GSMA, Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform, financial inclusion, Africa, ITP, transactions, GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, GoPay, IDEMIA, KaiOS, MTN, Telenor, University of Washington, VEON, Vodafone, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, digital, payments, digitisation, account-to-account interoperability, mobile money, APIs

Mobile Money, Orange Money fees to be reinstated as COVID-19 restrictions reduce

23 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Lonestar Cell MTN and Orange Liberia have announced that starting from 1 July 2020 all fees waived on Mobile Money  and Orange Money transactions will be reinstated.

Lonestar Cell MTN, Orange Liberia, transactions fees, Mobile Money, MoMo, Orange Money, Central Bank of Liberia, digital payments, merchants, p2p, COVID-19

Vodacom M-Pesa goes global

17 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Vodacom M-Pesa, a Tanzania-based mobile money service provider, has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio.

Vodacom M-Pesa, tanzania, mobile payments, mobile money, Africa, remittances, Bank of Tanzania

TPAY MOBILE acquires Turkey-based payment platform Payguru

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Middle East and Africa-based mobile payment enabler TPAY MOBILE has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Turkey-based payment service provider Payguru.

TPAY MOBILE, Middle East, Africa, Payguru, Turkey, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, CBRT, Competition Authority, mobile payments, ATM cash payments, merchants, mobile network operators, Turkcell, Vodafone, Türk Telekom, Ziraat Bankası, direct carrier billing, mobile wallet, mobile money

Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Uber has partnered with US-based fintech company Flutterwave to launch its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Africa.

Uber, Flutterwave, launch, Africa, digital wallet, Barter payment app, Visa, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Nigeria, unbanked populations, mobile money

Mobile-first mentality to drive global growth for Direct Carrier Billing

28 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry is set to experience growth over the next three years, reaching GBP 23 billion in global revenue by 2023.

Direct Carrier Billing, study, mobile payments, mobile money, smartphones, content, media, sports, UK

Boost eWallet no longer allows users to cash out to bank accounts

20 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

Malaysia-based e-wallet Boost has completed its scheduled wallet upgrade which offers a larger wallet size of up to aprox. USD 1,100.

Boost, e-wallet, Malaysia, Asia, APAC, Pemiul Wallet, money transfer, mobile payments, mobile money transfer,

Zenith Banks introduces short code to support mobile banking transactions

04 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Nigeria-based Zenith Bank has enhanced its USSD service, *966#, to enable both account and non-account holders engage in banking transactions using their mobile phones.

Zenith Bank, COVID-19, coronavirus, Nigeria, USSD, banking, transactions, Eazybanking for Everyone, mobile money, e-wallet, network, merchants

Vodafone completes the sale of M-Pesa to Safaricom and Vodacom

16 Apr 2020 | Mobile Payments

Mobile network operator Safaricom and mobile communications company Vodacom have completed the acquisition of mobile money platform M-Pesa from Vodafone.

Vodafone, M-Pesa, Safaricom, Vodacom, mobile network, transactions, Kenya, mobile money, loans, banks, merchant, payments

Free Senegal and Comviva collaborate to boost Mobile Money Service

08 Apr 2020 | Mobile Payments

Free, Senegal’s second largest MNO, has deployed mobiquity Money to enhance its mobile money service ‘Free Money’.

Comviva, Free Senegal, mobile money

Zeepay Ghana gets mobile money licence

31 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Zeepay Ghana has received an Electronic Money Issuer (EMI) or mobile money licence from the country’s central bank, Verdict reports.

Zeepay, mobile money, payment rail, e-wallets

How coronavirus is speeding up the move to mobile money

30 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Steve Moffatt, Director of Payments at WorldRemit, on mobile money as the healthy way to manage money through coronavirus

Steve Moffatt, WorldRemit, mobile payments, payments, mobile money, coronavirus, cash

Central Bank of Ghana waives fees for less than USD 18 mobile money transfers

20 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Central Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said all mobile money transfers of USD 18 and below will attract no charges from service providers for the next three months, given the current circumstances.

mobile money, money transfers, Central Bank of Ghana