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AlipayHK to launch m-payment at HK train stations

Hong Kong’s MTR Corp awarded a contract to AlipayHK, the local mobile payment unit of …

Morocco renews mobile payment push

Morocco’s central bank and telecommunication regulator jointly launched nationwide mobile payments platform M-wallet, as authorities …

Western Union inks HKT wallet deal

Remittance giant Western Union announced its second major mobile wallet deal in the space of …

Ant Financial underlines global goal with UEFA deal

Ant Financial signed a sponsorship deal with European football authority UEFA, as the China-based payments …

Pakistan watchdog clears Telenor bank deal

The Competition Commission of Pakistan approved the acquisition of a 45 per cent stake in …

ECJ brands Hungary mobile payments system illegal

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Hungary’s state-owned mobile payments system Nemzeti Mobilfizetesi, which …

Safaricom expands reach with Western Union deal

Safaricom expanded the number of international remittance destinations able to send and receive cash to …

Rakuten partners KDDI ahead of mobile launch

Rakuten, which is scheduled to enter the mobile space in Japan in October 2019, signed …

Facebook chief issues mobile payment pledge

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) reiterated the company’s commitment to rolling out payment services across …

MTN edges closer to mobile money goal

MTN Group booked double-digit quarterly growth in mobile money subscribers across three of its markets …