Uganda becomes the third East African country where Safaricom has introduced services through MNO deals.
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Some 17 percent of Ghana's 27.3 million citizens now have a mobile money account.
Some 260 million mobile subscribers fall under Axiata's umbrella.
Bango Boost is intended to help mobile network operators and app stores entice consumers to buy more digital goods.
San Francisco-based direct carrier billing company Boku is working with Apple and Beeline in Russia to provide the necessary backend support for the purchases.
The company will power Telkomsel's NFC-based TWallet application for its 140 million subscribers, enabling them to tap and pay with their mobile device at participating merchant locations.
The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: India 2015’, finds that 13 percent of the world's mobile subscribers reside in India and that subscriber growth is forecast to outperform the regional and global averages over the coming years.
The new Airtel Tap2Bill service will enable content providers and merchants to utilize Airtel’s billing infrastructure to charge and bill their customers.
Travellers can book flights either online or at travel agents and use M-Pesa as a payment option.
DIMOCO Messaging now is an independent, global, telecom carrier-grade A2P (application-to-person) mobile messaging provider with a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) license.
More than 55 million Vietnamese will soon be able to purchase digital content online and charge payments to their mobile phone bill thanks to a partnership between Fortumo and Viettel.
MyWallet 2.0 enables consumers to pay merchants using their NFC smartphones with credit and debit cards registered in the app.
A new report highlights that the region has been an early adopter of 4G networks, which are driving considerable growth in mobile data traffic.
Merchants in Indonesia including 7 Eleven, McDonald's, and Wendy's will be equipped to accept NFC mobile payments from the TCash mobile wallet.
The $102 billion economic contribution in 2014 was equivalent to 5.7 per cent of the region's GDP
More than 70 million customers of Smart and DMPI’s Sun can now charge purchases of apps and games from the Windows Phone Store to their phone bill.
The service enables consumers to buy online and digital items from mobile Web browsers and charge those purchases to their mobile phone bill.
Ueshima Coffee Co. is partnering with Boku to add the capability.
TransferTo said the Mobile Money hub launch means that consumers will be able to send funds in real time to mobile money accounts in Africa, Asia and Latin America.