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Alipay deploys digital tax refund service

Alipay claimed to have launched the world’s first paperless tax refund service, enabling Chinese tourists …

Comviva deploys mobile money service in Colombia

Mobility solutions provider Comviva Technologies expanded its presence in Colombia through a deal to power …

South Korea bullish on mobile payment growth

South Korea’s financial regulator expects the value of mobile payment transactions to more than double …

WorldRemit, Safaricom seek to smooth payments

Safaricom and WorldRemit signed a direct partnership agreement, a move said to increase the speed …

Mobile money providers urged to grasp integration tech

INTERVIEW: Mobile money operators eyeing the next phase of growth need to “get modern” and …

Telefonica, partners eye rural Colombia money play

Telefonica Colombia, state-run bank Banco Agrario and mobility solutions provider Comviva Technologies teamed on a …

Safaricom chief attacks competition report findings

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (pictured) slammed the conclusions of a report into the Kenyan communications …

Uganda mobile money use falls by $180M in a fortnight

In the two weeks after the implementation of Uganda’s controversial mobile money tax the value …

Contactless cards tipped to dominate mobile wallets 

The vast majority of contactless payments will continue to be made using cards, as mobile …

PayPal reports Venmo boost despite stiff competition

PayPal reported rapid growth for its US social payments brand Venmo in its second quarter, …