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    Safaricom slashes M-Pesa fees in pre-emptive strike against rival Edit Post

    Safaricom has cut its fees by 67 per cent for “low- to medium-sized” transactions on its popular M-Pesa money transfer service. The move comes ahead of a possible rival service launch by Equity Bank. The Kenyan mobile operator, in a statement, claimed it made the cut with the best interests of its customers at heart. “We have ...

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    PayPal looks to smooth the payments course Edit Post

    PayPal has announced an initiative that will allow users of its app to make faster online transactions by minimising the hassle around entering user IDs, passwords and card details. One Touch PayPal is now in beta with select US merchants before becoming available to all of those using the Braintree v.zero SDK and all PayPal app ...
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    Mobile Embrace ties up Telenor, moves ahead with Swisscom Edit Post

    Australian vendor Mobile Embrace signed a global framework deal with Telenor to provide direct carrier billing, while separately moving ahead with the soft launch of a similar service for Swisscom. Telenor has operations in 13 markets across the Nordic region, Central and Eastern Europe and in Asia. There will be a separate annex to the agreement ...