Articles with tag like: Safaricom

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Safaricom launches M-Pesa bill management service

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jan 2021

Kenya-based telco operator Safaricom has announced the launch of an M-Pesa bill management service.

Safaricom, Kenya, Africa, product launch, bill management, mobile payments

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

News | Online Payments | 04 May 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 16 Apr 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 31 Mar 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 18 Mar 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Mar 2020

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

News | Payments General | 24 May 2019

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

News | Payments General | 13 Mar 2019

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

Safaricom, M-Pesa, payments,, China, Kenya, Alibaba

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

News | Payments General | 06 Nov 2018

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

PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo to streamline money transfers in Kenya

News | Online Payments | 10 Apr 2018

PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo have partnered to enable Kenyans to move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts.

PayPal, Safaricom, TransferTo, money transfers, Kenya, payments, M-Pesa, merchant

DOCOMO Digital, Safaricom partner to serve M-PESA users in Kenya

News | Mobile Payments | 23 Feb 2018

DOCOMO Digital, a mobile commerce solutions provider, has partnered with Safaricom to help customers pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-PESA.

DOCOMO Digital, Safaricom, M-Pesa, Kenya, Africa, mobile commerce, mobile payments, partnership

Safaricom rolls out an app with new M-Pesa features

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Dec 2017

Safaricom has unveiled an app that includes updated M-Pesa mobile money features and a data usage manager.

Safaricom, M-Pesa, mobile payments, payments app, QR code

Safaricom rolls out faster payments solution

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Oct 2017

Safaricom has announced the availability of M-PESA 1Tap in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret and Nyeri.

M-Pesa, M-PESA 1Tap, Kenya, card, Safaricom, merchant, mobile payments, Faster Payments

M-Pesa expands tap-and-go functionality across Kenya

News | Mobile Payments | 05 Oct 2017

Safaricom, the telecom behind mobile payments venture M-Pesa, has expanded the availability of its new 1Tap payments service.

M-Pesa, Safaricom, mobile payments, 1Tap, NFC, Kenya