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  • Orange 3

    Orange Money hits 10M users, lays out plans Edit Post

    Orange outlined new objectives for mobile money in 2014, as the service hit its 10 millionth customer in Dakar. The operator hopes to open corridors between additional countries for international transfers, as well as developing new services for customers with bank accounts (its current focus is the unbanked), and come up with a new interface for ...

  • Azimo

    Facebook-linked Azimo explains why the social network giant likes mobile money Edit Post

    Michael Kent (pictured), the CEO and founder of a mobile remittance firm linked to a partnership with Facebook, explained to Mobile World Live what is drawing the social networking giant and others to P2P mobile money. One is the presence of near ubiquitous mobile penetration, which is the means to send and receive cash. The second ...
  • Baidu

    Baidu launches mobile payment app Edit Post

    Following in the footsteps of rivals Alibaba and Tencent, Chinese search engine Baidu has launched its own mobile payments platform. The new Baidu Wallet app is a payments, money transfer and wealth management service. Alibaba lauched its Alipay Wallet at the start of 2013 and was followed later in the year by Tencent’s Wechat payments app, which ...