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India localisation model pays off for Google

LIVE FROM WSJ D.LIVE, HONG KONG: Google plans to build on the success of its …

India data rules blamed for mobile wallet usage drop

Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations imposed on mobile wallet providers in India have led to …

Tunisia operators make mobile money interoperable

Tunisia became the latest country to introduce interoperability between rival mobile money services, with the …

Wirecard inks Fitbit deal for European payments

Germany-based digital payments provider Wirecard partnered with Fitbit to add its contactless payments app to …

Mobile money interoperability goes live in Kenya

Safaricom and Airtel Kenya rolled out mobile money interoperability across the country, with Telkom Kenya …

MTN ups financial service drive with Ecobank deal

MTN expanded its partnership with Ecobank, one of Africa’s largest banks, a move the companies …

Alipay parent eyes $9B funding round

Alipay parent Ant Financial is tipped to raise $9 billion in its latest investment round, …

Lebara ties-up with WorldRemit to boost money service

International MVNO Lebara signed an exclusive deal with remittance company WorldRemit to process funds sent …

Amazon mulls Alexa P2P payments

Amazon is set to investigate the use of voice assistant Alexa to make direct person-to-person …

MTN to expand Zambia money merchant network

MTN Zambia unveiled plans to open 500 new mobile money kiosks and 3,000 new retail …