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Nepal Telecom tipped for mobile money launch

Nepal Telecom, the country’s largest mobile operator by connections, is reportedly set to launch mobile …

Safaricom unveils lofty mobile money target

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore predicted earnings from m-Pesa would comprise more than half of the …

Google makes Swiss payment play

Google Pay added Switzerland to its list of available markets, joining Apple, Samsung and local …

Facebook poised for WhatsApp payment launches

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) outlined plans to launch mobile payments on its WhatsApp platform …

UK inches toward belated PayPal, iZettle decision

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) provisionally cleared PayPal’s $2.2 billion acquisition of mobile …

US P2P brands vie for Q1 transaction crown

PayPal’s peer-to-peer payment brand Venmo and bank-backed rival Zelle both laid claim to hefty Q1 …

Line profit plunges

Japan-based messaging company Line reported a massive net loss in the first quarter of the …

SoftBank set for €900M Wirecard investment

SoftBank agreed to make a substantial investment in Germany-based digital payment provider Wirecard and announced …

WorldRemit ups Nigeria options with Paga deal

International cash transfer company WorldRemit signed an agreement with mobile money provider Paga to allow …

Vietnam operators set for mobile money trials

MobiFone, Viettel and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group prepared to launch pilots of operator-run mobile …