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M-Pesa: Yet to Make an Impact in India

By | 2017-03-30T12:21:59+00:00 May 31st, 2015|Country Analysis, SMS payments|

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 [...]

SMS Payments and Charities

By | 2016-10-22T07:49:50+00:00 May 19th, 2013|SMS payments|

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 [...]

The Bad Press History of SMS Payments

By | 2015-10-25T05:47:26+00:00 May 17th, 2013|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 [...]