About Jamie Roberts

Jamie Roberts est un rédacteur spécialisé dans le les paiements et les grandes tendances du secteur à l'échelle mondiale.

Flint review: mobile payments without a card reader

UPDATE: Flint has been discontinued, so this review is no longer updated and will be out of date. From our reports, Flint shut down its processing in early February 2017. Customers are referred to Stripe, Square and similar alternatives. Sometimes, even the smallest smartphone accessories can be far away just [...]

By |2018-09-12T19:13:46+01:00February 20th, 2017|

M-Pesa: Yet to make an impact in India

M-Pesa has established itself globally as one of the most successful mobile micro-finance and money transfer services. Its network consists of the following countries and regions: Afghanistan, South Africa, parts of Eastern Europe, Kenya, and India. Vodafone, India’s second largest mobile operator introduced M-Pesa in India in 2011. It has [...]

By |2020-05-08T09:15:52+01:00May 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Pakistan’s Easypaisa makes banking popular and accessible

Pakistan’s first mobile based branchless banking service, Easypaisa, is the creation of Tameer Microfinance Bank and the international telecommunication giant, Telenor. Established in 2009, the service is now accessible in more than 800 cities and towns throughout Pakistan. It has an average of six million users per month. In [...]

By |2019-01-11T18:24:21+00:00May 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

SMS payments and charities

Unlike other business users of SMS Payments, charities are usually given the full value of the donation. With other business users, the mobile payment provider will charge a transaction fee. Mobile payment providers usually waive this fee for charities to ensure that the charity gets the full benefit of the [...]

By |2021-08-05T12:00:47+01:00May 19th, 2013|Tags: |

The bad press history of sms payments

When you ask anyone about premium SMS they will usually think of the companies that you used to see on television offering ringtones, wallpaper, games, photos or dating sites that people could download to their mobile phones. With these companies, SMS payments very quickly got a very bad reputation. Some [...]

By |2020-10-30T12:57:37+00:00May 17th, 2013|Tags: |