mobile money

Orange Group ramps up its financial service offering in Africa, with launch of Orange Bank Africa in the Ivory Coast
CommsMEA spoke to Orange Group’s executive VP for MEA Mobile Financial Services, to find out how the launch in the Ivory coast is merely the first step in Orange’s journey to corner the mobile banking market in West Africa
Safaricom’s profits jump nearly 20% following M-Pesa purchase
Kenya’s biggest telco saw a sharp rise in profits last year, thanks in part to a strong performance from its mobile money platform, M-Pesa
Safaricom signs new deal to link M-Pesa to Visa’s global financial network
The deal will link M-Pesa users with 61 million Visa registered merchants and 3 billion individual cardholders across the world
Safaricom and Vodacom complete acquisition of M-PESA
M-PESA is the continent’s largest payments platform, with 40 million users and over a billion transactions every month
Free Senegal deploys Comviva’s Mobiquity Money platform across its networks
Free Senegal has more than 4.4. million mobile network subscribers across the West African nation
Orange: Moving beyond traditional telco services in MEA
We spoke to Arnauld Blondet, innovation director for AMEA at Orange Group, to find out how Orange is using cutting edge connectivity to enable a whole range of additional services for its customers in the region
Airtel waves mobile money fees in Kenya to combat Covid19 pandemic
The move is intended to allow people to conduct more business online, as they try to avoid unnecessary social contact
Stakeholders meet to discuss future of mobile money platforms in Africa
Stakeholders from 8 African countries deliberate on policies and frameworks to drive innovation, technology and sustainable mobile payment ecosystem