Articles with tag: safaricom

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Visa, Safaricom team up on M-Pesa, payments, and tech

04 May 2020 | Online Payments

Visa has teamed up with Kenyan telecom Safaricom, operator of the M-Pesa mobile money product, on payments and tech.

Visa, Safaricom, M-Pesa, payments, tech, financial inclusion, fintech, mobile payments, Kenya, ecommerce, 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

Safaricom partners public transport players to accept payments through M-PESA

31 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Safaricom has rolled out a partnership with public transport sector players to accept cashless payments through M-PESA in the ongoing battle to combat the spread of the Covid-19.

Safaricom, M-PESA, Covid-19, cashless, transport

Kenya turns to M-Pesa mobile-money to stem the spread of COVID-19

18 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Kenya-based telco Safaricom has announced implementing a fee-waiver on East Africa’s mobile-money product, M-Pesa.

Safaricom, M-Pesa, telco, partnership, direct carrier billing, mobile payments, Africa, mobile money usage, P2P transactions, digital finance, payments

Safaricom waves charges for M-Pesa users

17 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

Safaricom has decided to waived charges for M-Pesa, so the mobile money service will now pay zero fees for transfers below USD 10.

Safaricom, M-Pesa, mobile money, P2P transactions

Safaricom, Vodacom plan USD 13 mln purchase of M-Pesa rights

24 May 2019 | Payments General

Safaricom has announced that it will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Vodafone.

Safaricom, Vodacom, M-Pesa, Africa, mobile payments

Safaricom to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com

13 Mar 2019 | Payments General

Safaricom has inked a deal with Alibaba to use its M-Pesa mobile payment service for online shopping on AliExpress.com.

Safaricom, M-Pesa, payments, AliExpress.com, China, Kenya, Alibaba

Western Union powers M-PESA mobile wallet for global money transfers

06 Nov 2018 | Payments General

Safaricom and Western Union have teamed up to unlock global money transfers for more than 28 million mobile wallet holders, by leveraging Western Union money movement platform.

Western Union, Safaricom, M-PESA, mobile wallet, money transfer, Africa