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Huawei Pay set for Russia launch, global push

Huawei signed a deal with UnionPay to expand availability of Huawei Pay outside of China …

Alipay presses on with US retail expansion plan

Alipay signed two new retail deals in the US as it steps-up attempts to boost …

Grab acquires mobile payment player iKaaz

Taxi booking company Grab acquired India-based mobile payment start-up iKaaz as it continued to pursue …

MTN expands scope of Ghana mobile money service

MTN Ghana partnered with carrier billing company Bango to allow the operator’s mobile money customers …

Alipay under fire for breaking customer data rules

China’s internet authority warned Alipay must improve its processes after the company broke information security …

Paytm moves deeper into financial services

India-headquartered mobile payments company Paytm is preparing a fresh challenge to the country’s traditional financial …

Ivory Coast unveils mobile money tax

Authorities in Ivory Coast imposed a 0.5 per cent tax on cash transfers over mobile …

Ant Financial, MoneyGram $1.2B deal collapses

Ant Financial walked away from its $1.2 billion bid to acquire US remittance company MoneyGram, …

Kenya ops slam regulator for failing to curb Safaricom

Safaricom’s rival operators hit out at the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) for failing to …

T-Mobile eyes another outside play

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere (pictured) revealed the operator plans to take its uncarrier fight beyond cable …