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Telefonica ups digital play with Brazil loan service

Telefonica plotted the introduction of a personal credit service for its customers in Brazil, advancing …

Alipay parent progresses with big-money IPO

Mobile payments giant Ant Group moved closer to launching a multi-billion dollar IPO, filing formal …

NETS taps Singtel, AWS for cross-border payment push

Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) predicted widespread consumer benefits as it teamed with Singtel and …

Airtel Africa, Standard Chartered tie-up in finance move

Airtel Africa and multinational bank Standard Chartered unveiled a partnership aimed at boosting financial services …

Facebook brings payment plays under one roof

Facebook created a new financial division to house all of its digital payments projects, with …

Apple makes $100M move on Mobeewave

Apple reportedly acquired Mobeewave, a platform enabling apps to take payments from bank cards or …

Mobile Payment

Direct carrier billing tipped for $100B boost

Juniper Research stated operators stood to make significant gains from direct carrier billing (DCB) services …

PayPay makes integration move

SoftBank-backed Japanese mobile payments platform PayPay unveiled a tool for integrating its system into mobile …

Vodacom, Alipay prepare South Africa superapp

Vodacom Group joined forces with digital payment platform Alipay to create a so-called superapp for …

WhatsApp fights for Brazil money future

WhatsApp scrambled to rescue its ailing mobile payments play, opening talks with Brazil’s central bank …