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MTN Mobile Money Surpasses One Million Users

Mobile Money subscribers on South Africa’s MTN network have reached one million since the service was launched in November last year. Unlike in Kenya, where the concept has grown rapidly, mobile Read More →

Online Merchants Go Mobile

Merchants can take advantage of the growth in mobile internet and m-commerce with MyGate’s recently released mobile version of the hosted payment page.  This is specifically designed for use on Read More →

Banks Should Invest in Mobile Money Tech – KBA

Habil Olaka, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), has called for more investment in mobile money technology by banks to increase accessibility to banking services. Olaka, who Read More →

Digicash Makes Bank Account-Linked Mobile Payments Go Mainstream

Digicash  is a mobile payment App that enables clients of affiliated banks to use their smartphones to pay directly from their bank accounts. Started in 2012, it has been deployed Read More →

Ingenico Integrates with Tagattitude for African Mobile Money

Ingenico, the worldwide provider of payment solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Tagattitude, a mobile money software vendor, to deliver mobile money solutions in Africa. This partnership is designed to Read More →

Prepaid Electricity Largest Growing Purchase on FNB Cellphone Banking

Purchasing prepaid electricity via FNB Cellphone Banking is growing in popularity as customers begin to see the benefit of using FNB's self-service channels for these types of transactions. 62% of all Read More →

3 Reasons Why Customer Demand Will Drive Mobile Merchant Payments in Kenya

A couple of weeks ago Safaricom launched a campaign dubbed Lipa Na M-PESA which aims to drive use of mobile money for merchant payments in Kenya. Lipa Na M-PESA is Read More →

Western Union Now Available to Consumers Using Sprint Prepaid Mobile

The Western Union Company a leader in global payment services, today announced that users of Sprint prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USAnow have access to Western Union® mobile money transfer services. Sprint’s Boost Mobile and Read More →

Infographic: 23 Million Kenyan Mobile Money Users

The GSMA recently released data showing that there are over 23 million mobile money subscribers in Kenya which is about 74% of the country’s adult population. Mobile money has rapidly  grown Read More →

Jaiz Bank & Teasy Mobile Partner on Mobile Money in Nigeria

Jaiz Bank Plc, the first full-fledged non-interest bank in Nigeria has entered into a partnership with Teasy Mobile Money (a CBN-licensed Mobile Payment Operator) to provide financial services to Nigerians, Read More →
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