Which UK payment providers accept Apple Pay?

By |2019-09-04T16:07:33+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Tags: |

After a successful roll-out in America, which saw Apple Pay rapidly become the most popular contactless payment method across the US, Apple Pay has spread to many more countries, including the UK. Apple Pay is accepted in numerous big-name stores and restaurants, including Costa, M&S, Boots, McDonald's, Lidl and [...]

Different types of mobile payments explained

By |2019-09-09T10:38:57+00:00May 31st, 2018|Tags: |

Mobile payments refer to any payment made using a mobile device. Due to our ever-increasing smartphone dependence, various ways have been developed to allow consumers to pay conveniently through a phone. To put this in perspective, statistics show that a third of UK consumers are now using their NFC-enabled [...]

M-Pesa: Yet to make an impact in India

By |2018-05-02T09:43:01+00:00May 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Pakistan’s Easypaisa makes banking popular and accessible

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

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 [...]