Africans will benefit by easily and cheaply moving money. Telco assurance teams must cooperate to mitigate the risks.
The Kenyan telco has granted developers access to an API for their M-PESA payments platform.
The crime depended on a telco employee changing the PIN codes for SIMs used by mobile money merchants.
The EMV chip-and-PIN standard for payment cards is popular elsewhere, but problems with terminals may prompt US customers to try mobile payments instead.
A legal dispute over money laundering and cryptocurrencies shows how ‘developing’ countries like Kenya are leaders when it comes to emerging tech and legal challenges.
Whilst mobile money is an important offering for the unbanked and underbanked, it can also be popular in countries that have more established banking infrastructure.
From April, Visa will use software on mobile phones to check the customer’s location when they make a credit card payment.
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