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CA says Equity Bank can launch mobile cash on normal Sim

Monday 28 July 2014 | 14:15 CET | News
Kenya's telecommunications regulator said Equity Bank is free to launch its mobile phone banking and cash transfer service on normal Sim cards ahead of the resolution of a petition filed by Safaricom. However, Communications Authority of Kenya director-general Francis Wangusi said Equity cannot use the ultra-thin SIM cards which are secured on top of ordinary SIMs until a ruling on the matters raised by Safaricom is made, reports Business Daily. Safaricom filed a petition claiming that Equity's phone-based banking and cash transfer service, which is intended to ride on a special SIM card that

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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