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Remittance agencies teaming up with mobile payment providers

Friday 21 March 2014 | 14:04 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
Safaricom has recently signed a deal with Moneygram while Western Union added Nigerian mobile payment platform Paga to its list, allowing people in many countries to directly send money to more than 19 million M-Pesa account holders in Kenya or to Paga's 1.3 million customers in Nigeria

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat / Movistar / MTN / Orange / Qtel / Safaricom
Countries: Africa
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