Google quits BebaPay service in Kenya

Tuesday 17 February 2015 | 11:18 CET | News
Google announced BebaPay prepaid cards will be discontinued in the Kenyan market from 15 March and urged users to migrate to other travel cards. Google had partnered with Equity Bank to pilot the use of BebaPay for bus fares in early 2012 and formally unveiled the service in April 2013, Business Daily reported. The withdrawal of BebaPay in the Kenyan market comes barely 10 months after Google withdrew the card from the Philippines market where it had deployed it at De La Salle University in Manila. The company advised BebaPay customers to switch to the Equity prepaid MasterCard at no extra

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / MasterCard / Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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