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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

Walmart launches Text to Shop feature

News | Ecommerce | 30 Jan 2023

International retail chain Walmart has recently introduced  Text to Shop feature, which allows clients to shop for their favourite in-store products via text. 

ecommerce, ecommerce platform, online shopping, mobile payments, mobile money, m-commerce, subscription commerce, retail, product upgrade

Discover Global Network launches international transit solution

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Jan 2023

Global provider of credit cards, online banking services, and personal loans, Discover, through its in-house payment brand Discover Global Network has launched Tap-to-Ppay solutions internationally.

Tap-to-Pay, loyalty programme, contactless payments, local payment method, online payments, payments , mobile payments, mobile money, product upgrade, ATM, digitalisation, card scheme, credit card, debit card, COVID-19

Marqeta to launch new Web Push Provisioning product

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Jan 2023

US-based modern card issuing platform, Marqeta, has announced the launch of a new web push provisioning product that sets to expand the company’s payment card tokenization capabilities.

tokenization, card-on-file, mobile payments, mobile money, digital wallet, e-wallet, online payments, payments , payment methods, digitalisation, on-demand apps, merchant, merchants, POS

Alipay+ pushes QR code payments for Asian customers

News | Mobile Payments | 09 Jan 2023

Alipay+, China’s tech giant Ant Group payment solution, has planned to enable greater QR code payments connectivity for Asian tourists in the Chinese mainland. 

cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, online payments, e-wallet, digital wallet, digitalisation, cashless, Alipay, QR code, QR payments, digital payments, mobile payments, mobile money

NALA launches pay bills feature for the Kenyan diaspora

News | Mobile Payments | 14 Oct 2022

Tanzania-based fintech NALA has launched a feature that allows Kenyans in the diaspora to pay local bills in their home country.

product launch, mobile money, mobile payments, payment methods, payments

Real-time payments platform BI-FAST from Indonesia and improving financial inclusion

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 30 Sep 2022

Zennon Kapron, Director at Kapronasia, talks about Indonesia’s latest real-time payments platform and how can it be used to drive financial inclusion for over 90 million underbanked people.

SMEs, online payments, QR code, QR payments, digital payments, digitalisation, financial inclusion, mobile payments, mobile money, cross-border ecommerce, cross-border payments, e-wallet, e-money

Ebanx expands to Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Sep 2022

Ebanx, a Brazil-based fintech, has expanded into Africa, where it aims to place a greater emphasis on the digital payments side of its business.

expansion, mobile money, fintech, digital payments, startup

PayPal adds crypto features to app

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Aug 2022

US-based fintech PayPal has added cryptocurrency features to its mobile app. Starting from 15 August, the application users can buy, sell, and transfer several cryptocurrencies.

mobile banking, mobile money, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange

Paysafe's viafintech and Pecunpay to boost cash deposits and withdrawals in Spain

News | Mobile Payments | 16 Aug 2022

Germany-based viafintech, a brand pertaining to payments platform Paysafe, has teamed with Pecunpay to launch a new cash deposit and withdrawal network in Spain. 

cash management, ATM, mobile payments, mobile money, money transfer

Plum rolls out personal finance app in Belgium

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jul 2022

Smart money app Plum has expanded to a new market in Europe, announcing its official launch in Belgium.

mobile money, e-money, investment, mobile payments, expansion, financial services, financing , financial inclusion

Central Bank of Nigeria grants AIP licence to RoutePay

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Jul 2022

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted an Approval In Principle (AIP) licence to RoutePay Fintech to provide digital payment products and services in Nigeria, to ensure financial inclusion.

digital payments, digital banking, mobile money, online platform

Affinity Credit Union sues Apple Pay over anti-competitive behaviour

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Jul 2022

US-based not-for-profit company Affinity Credit Union has filed an official complaint against tech giant Apple for illegally profiting from Apple Pay and breaking antitrust laws.

Android, Issuer, Tap-to-Pay, digital wallet, e-wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, scheme fee, contactless payments

India's OneCard raises USD 100 mln, becoming unicorn

News | Cards | 14 Jul 2022

India-based credit card fintech OneCard, has joined the unicorn club following a new round of funding worth upwards of USD 100 million, bringing the company to a USD 1.4 billion valuation.

funding, investment, credit card, debit card, mobile money, startup, Unicorn

Planet and accesso Technology Group partner for simple on-site payments for leisure venues

News | Mobile Payments | 13 Jul 2022

Global tech and software provider Planet and publicly listed tech company accesso Technology Group have entered a strategic partnership to connect payments, technology, and software for leisure venues and attractions.

partnership, FX , mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallet, digital wallet, interchange fee, embedded payments, ecommerce

Enabling the next generation of urban mobility payments

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 13 Jul 2022

Embracing the next generation of urban mobility payments can help cities and public transit operators (PTOs) create more inclusive, sustainable, and efficient urban mobility experiences, says Fernando Souza, VP, Global Head of Transit and Travel Solutions at Cybersource.

Open Banking, local payment method, card scheme, cryptocurrency, crypto, contactless payments, online payments, mobile money, tokenization, ecommerce

Crypto/fiat exchange platform hi introduces personal Iban

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jul 2022

hi, a next-gen fiat/crypto mobile banking platform, has introduced personal International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs) for EUR and GBP deposits and withdrawals.

IBAN, Virtual IBAN, SEPA, crypto, mobile money

Apple rolls out contactless in-vehicle fuel payments

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Jul 2022

Tech giant Apple has announced that its Apple CarPlay users can activate fuel station pumps and make contactless in-car payments directly via their vehicle’s navigation screen, through third-party fuelling apps.

Apple Pay, product launch, product upgrade, contactless payments, mobile payments, mobile money, digital payments

KongaPay, Bibimoney to help 65 mln Nigerians with financial inclusion

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Jul 2022

Nigeria-based KongaPay, a mobile money platform, has signed a deal with Bibimoney, a UK-based mobile wallet provider to onboard 65 million Nigerians to access financial inclusion.

partnership, financial inclusion, P2P, mobile payments, mobile money

Cash App users can invest spare change in Bitcoin and stocks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022

US-based Cash App has added a new feature that will allow users to invest their spare change in Bitcoin and stocks.

cashback, Bitcoin, investment, mobile money, crypto asset