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Mobile payments company Ensygnia secures second UK Patent

Ensygnia, the mobile payments company backed by Telefonica’s technology start-up accelerator Wayra, today confirmed it had been granted its second UK patent. The company, which recently closed its $3.3m start-up Read More →

Launch of SpotCash to Facilitate Money Transfers to M-Pesa

Tangazoletu Limited recently launched one of its products 'Spot Cash' at the Hotel Starbucks in Karatina town of Central province, Kenya. Speaking during the event, the company's Technical Director Chris Gathingu, Read More →

Kipochi launches first Bitcoin wallet in Africa with M-Pesa integration

Kipochi Ltd has launched a groundbreaking solution that allows people to send/receive BitCoin and convert it to and from an M-Pesa balance. This enables Kenyans to receive money transfers from the Read More →

Mahindra Comviva Announces Global Launch of its MPOS Solution

Mahindra Comviva, a provider of mobile financial and VAS solutions, announced the global launch of its payPLUS solution, powered by its award-winning mobiquity® platform. An integrated payment solution, payPLUS works as a one-stop-shop for all Read More →

Airtel Money Facilitates Civil Servants’ Access to Salaries in DRC

‘Airtel Money’, Bharti Airtel's mobile money platform, is making a mark in the Democratic Republic Read More →

MTN Uganda Revises Mobile Money Tariffs Following New Tax on Money Transfer

MTN Uganda announced revised Mobile Money rates effective July 2nd, 2013. Commenting on this increment, the MTN Uganda’s GM Corporate Services, Anthony Katamba said, “According to the new national budget Read More →

Gokul Rajaram Joins Square as Product Engineering Lead

Square, a point-of-sale company which developed credit card readers for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, has hired Gokul Rajaram, who was most recently the Product Director of Ads at Facebook, Read More →

Nets and Ingenico Introduce mPOS for Smartphones and Tablets

Ingenico a worldwide provider of payment solutions has entered into an agreement with Europe-based Nets to launch new payment solutions for small merchants. The new mobile Point Of Sale (mPOS) Read More →

Visa payWave: Security for Contactless Payments

Contactless payments technology continues to expand globally, and the number of NFC-enabled devices in use is expected to top 500 million next year according to ABI Research.  Visa expects NFC Read More →

TNM and Escom Strike Mobile Payment Deal

TNM has sealed a deal with the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) which will see TNM customers paying their Escom bills or buying electricity units through TNM Mobile Money Read More →
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