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Senegal operator seeks more Free Money

Senegal’s second-largest operator by connections, Free, signed a deal with Comviva to upgrade its mobile …

Investors commit $120M to PLDT fintech unit

Philippines-based PLDT revealed existing investors including KKR and Tencent committed up to $120 million in …

Veon flags JazzCash growth, warns of turbulence ahead

Operator group Veon reported an increase in monthly active users for Pakistan mobile wallet JazzCash …

Japanese wallet provider bags $43M in extra funds

Japan-based mobile wallet provider Kyash announced plans to expand its offering into wider mainstream banking …

Qatar unveils national mobile payments system

The Qatar Central Bank released specifications for a national QR code system, a project designed …

Telegram cryptocurrency hits hurdle

Secure messaging company Telegram fought to move ahead with a planned launch of a new …

UAE bank ups mobile wallet reach

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) signed a deal with Mastercard to extend the international remittance …

Xiaomi ups China mobile payment play

Xiaomi upgraded the China version of its Mi Pay mobile payment offer to accept a …

China mobile payments maintain growth momentum

Mobile payments in China continued to surge in 2019, as the move to virtual wallets …

Paytm banking arm inks Visa deal

Paytm Payments Bank announced it was set to offer Visa virtual debit cards alongside its …