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M-Pesa: Yet to Make an Impact in India

By | 2016-10-22T07:49:42+00:00 May 31st, 2015|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 [...]

Ufone joins mobile banking with Upaisa and Ubank

By | 2016-10-22T07:49:43+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Pakistan|

Ufone was the fourth telecommunication company to join Pakistan's mobile banking party with Upaisa. As the saying goes, it’s better late than never. It has given existing Ufone customers something to rave about. With mobile banking services being in the market a few years before Ufone’s introduction of Upaisa, the hype [...]

mPOS coming to Hong Kong

By | 2016-10-22T07:49:44+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Chip and PIN, Statistics / Trends|

New mobile payment systems give merchants and small business owners in Hong Kong a chance to accept credit cards easily on the go. mPOS terminals allow local businesses to accept international payment cards such as Visa, MasterCard and JCB wherever they are. An external card reader is connected to the [...]