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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 →

Safaricom Introduces Lipa Na M-Pesa Service

M-PESA, the flagship brand of the leading integrated communications service provider Safaricom Limited, has now set its sights on the medium and small entreprises with the launch of Lipa Na Read More →

MasterCard and EBC Introduce Egypt’s Mobile Payment Gateway

MasterCard, National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Etisalat announced the launch of the mobile payment wallet in Egypt, which will bring Etisalat Egypt’s subscriber base safe and convenient payment services Read More →

Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Comparing Kenya and Tanzania

Professor Dan Horne, Chief Knowledge Officer at Gx, in conjunction with Dionne Nickerson of Providence College,  has recently published a white paper called ‘Understanding the Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Read More →

Opera and Nazara Bring Secure and Easy Payments for Mobile Gamers

Opera Commerce, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opera Software, and Nazara Technologies, a leading mobile games developer and publisher, have come together to provide a secure and easy mobile payment solution Read More →

Closer Collaboration, Clearer Regulatory Framework Key to m-Commerce Success

Uncertainty in regulatory guidelines for mobile money, coupled with limited cooperation among m-commerce providers, is hampering the industry from unlocking its full potential, said Rajiv Bhatia, Head of EMEA Sales Read More →
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