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  • India rejects mobile money
  • India rejects mobile money
    Meena Kadri ©

India rejects mobile money

While mobile money is having an impact all around the world, it has failed to take off in India, where fewer mobile transfers take place than in Pakistan. But with developing countries embracing mobile payments, particularly in Africa, why hasn't the same happened in India? 



  • Africa pioneers mobile payment market

    Africa pioneers mobile payment market

    Despite having one of the highest poverty levels in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is the world leader in mobile financing. Mobile money transferring services are available in 36 of 47 countries in Africa, with more active accounts than anywhere else in the world.

  • China restricts mobile payments

    China restricts mobile payments

    While China’s e-commerce sector is one of the largest in the world, The People’s Bank of China has restricted its growth by banning epayments via QR codes and online ‘virtual’ credit cards. The ruling will hit Tencent’s WeChat and Alibaba’s Alipay the hardest.

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    Mobile payment attitudes

    We spoke with a group of people about their attitudes towards mobile payments and their concerns over security.