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  • Globe Telecom

    Globe strikes charitable partnership for GCash Edit Post

    Philippine operator Globe will enable users of GCash, the mobile money service, to support Kiva, the non-profit organisation that uses its online platform to turn donations into loans for those outside the conventional banking system. Kiva has over 1.2 million donors from 80 countries worldwide. These donors have funded loans worth over $620 million to 1.4 ...

  • airtel

    Bharti Airtel to launch cross-border money transfer service Edit Post

    Bharti Airtel is to launch a service that enables its money subscribers to send, receive and withdraw cash from their mobile wallets across international borders in East Africa. A pilot phase starts on 1 November involving Airtel in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda, following approval by those countries’ central banks. The second phase will see the service ...
  • Apple Pay

    Apple to launch Apple Pay on 20 October, fills out roster of supporters Edit Post

    Apple’s new payment service — Apple Pay —is set to debut in the US on 20 October, CEO Tim Cook announced at the company’s event yesterday. “We believe that Apple Pay is going to be huge, changing the way we pay for things,” said Cook. The company has certainly laid the groundwork by building the partnerships it ...