Equity Bank Launches New Mobile Payment and Banking Platform

Equity Bank Group launched Equitel, a new mobile payment and banking platform for its customers –that officially brings to the fore the convergence between mobile and banking services in Kenya. The Bank has hailed its newest innovation as the answer to promoting greater access to banking services which currently stands at 53 percent of the

Vodafone M-Pesa Partners with Walmart India

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecom service providers, has entered into a strategic tie-up with Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of world’s largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc. This tie-up will enable business members of six Best Price Modern Wholesale stores, owned and operated by Walmart India, to make payments using MPesa from their mobile anywhere, anytime.

Wirecard Launches Mobile Checkout Development Platform for Retailers

Wirecard Group announced the launch of an innovative mobile checkout development platform for retailers. Wirecard’s new retail payments platform enables retailers to increase the appeal and functional scope of their own app by integrating open- and closed-loop contactless payments, peer-to-peer gifting, offers and merchant loyalty functionality. Today, closed-loop mobile payment and checkout applications by retailers

INSIDE Secure Announces Participation in Entrust Datacard’s Card Validation Program for Smart Cards

INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that they have entered into an agreement with Entrust Datacard to participate in their Card Validation Program (CVP). As smart cards are subjected to various processes prior to issuance, issuers want assurance that they will not encounter problems that could slow

Verifone Offers Merchants a Single mPOS Payment Terminal to Support All Major Smart Device Options

Verifone  announced a new device and operating system (OS)- independent mobile point of sale (mPOS) payment terminal that gives larger retailers more flexibility and choice in how they deploy mobile throughout their stores. ULTIMATE mPOS FLEXIBILITY Deploying smartphones and tablets as mobile points of sale often requires integration with a mobile payment terminal in order

Fintech Startup Azimo Launches Instant Vodafone M-Pesa Mobile Money Transfer Service

Azimo, the online money transfer service, announced that customers across Europe can now send money instantly to the mobile “eWallets” of M-PESA’s 19 million subscribers in Kenya. Kenya boasts one of the highest global rates of mobile banking, with around 60% of all Kenyans sending or receiving money via their smartphone. Between January and February

goSwiff’s New mCommerce Platform will Drive Mobile and Online Transactions

goSwiff, the leading innovator in mobile commerce and marketing services, launched its integrated mCommerce platform of payment solutions. The platform helps businesses to increase and streamline their mobile and online transactions. At its core, goSwiff mCommerce Platform is designed to maximise revenue and customer loyalty via the increasing number of channels through which customers make purchases. The platform offers the

Cardfree Partners with Taco Bell For New Mobile Commerce Application

Cardfree, the leading mobile commerce provider to large merchants, announced that it is the mobile application platform provider enabling Taco Bell’s® new mobile offering launched nationwide. The company was selected by Taco Bell to provide the new mobile ordering application solution, as well as to provide cross-channel CRM solutions. “We are excited to bring our

Heartland Introduces Mobile and Online Ordering Solution for Restaurants

Heartland Payment Systems, the nation’s fifth largest payments processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, has introduced a feature-rich mobile and online ordering solution to help restaurants of all sizes remain competitive. Heartland Mobile and Online Ordering, in partnership with ToGoTechnologies, provides restaurateurs and consumers alike a convenient ordering experience that has previously