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  • airtel

    Airtel Money hits 5.3M users in Africa Edit Post

    Bharti Airtel’s Q3 results reveal that its mobile money service, Airtel Money, is gaining popularity in Africa at a brisk rate. Airtel Money users have increased to 5.3 million, compared to 1.8 million in the corresponding quarter last year. Meanwhile, the total number of transactions on the platform increased threefold to 131 million in the quarter, up ...

  • CurrentC

    MCX’s CurrentC pilot programme hacked Edit Post

    MCX, the creator of mobile payment platform CurrentC, has sent an email to those who signed up for the service or downloaded its pilot programme - saying it has been hacked. “Within the last 36 hours, we learned that unauthorised third parties obtained the e-mail addresses of some of our CurrentC pilot programme participants and individuals who had expressed ...
  • Visa

    Visa sees mobile, online growing much faster than face-to-face transactions Edit Post

    Figures released by Visa during its Q4 results underscore why the credit card giant is pushing its digital plans so hard. The company said mobile, tablet and online purchases in the US are growing at a high double digit to triple digit rate versus a rate of only single digits for face-to-face transactions. Furthermore, Visa said online ...