0
IT

Ukheshe, Infobip tie up to create South African WhatsApp payment gateway for Telkom

Thursday 18 March 2021 | 15:29 CET | News
South African digital fintech platform provider Ukheshe Technologies and cloud communication platform Infobip have developed what they say is South Africa's first WhatsApp payment gateway for use by mobile operator Telkom. The digital wallet platform uses the WhatsApp channel to enable payments using QR.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT
Companies: Telkom
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Infobip to roll out WhatsApp for Business in Botswana

Published 28 May 2021 12:39 CET | Botswana
Cloud communications company Infobip has joined forces with Redbullet to provide an Automated WhatsApp for Business API channel ...

Infobip launches MVNO offering in Europe

Published 25 May 2021 16:20 CET | World
Cloud communications company Infobip announced its full range of CPaaS products are now available for MVNOs. To help operators ...

Infobip acquires mobile telecoms software provider Anam Technologies

Published 07 May 2021 10:50 CET | Ireland
Cloud communications company Infobip Group has acquired Dublin-based Anam Technologies, SMS firewall service provider, for an ...

Ukheshe appoints Coertzen as president of strategic partnerships

Published 05 May 2021 10:48 CET | South Africa
South African digital financial technology platform provider Ukheshe Technologies has announced the appointment of Anton Coertzen ...

Nedbank ties up with Mastercard and Ukheshe to provide payment services via WhatsApp

Published 23 Apr 2021 11:08 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Nedbank has collaborated with Mastercard and Ukheshe to launch Money Message, a platform that lets small and micro ...

Apple Pay becomes available in South Africa

Published 31 Mar 2021 10:43 CET | South Africa
Digital mobile payment platform Apple Pay is now available in South Africa, according to several Absa, Discovery Bank and Nedbank ...

Infobip appoints former Microsoft executive to board

Published 16 Mar 2021 09:31 CET | World
Cloud communications company Infobip has appointed Marin Bezic to its board of directors. Bezic, the company's new VP for ...

South Africa's Ukheshe Technologies plans global expansion

Published 10 Mar 2021 10:41 CET | South Africa
South African digital financial technology enablement provider Ukheshe Technologies said it is expanding its operations ...

Infobip enables digital communications for Healthcare at Home

Published 09 Mar 2021 16:49 CET | United Kingdom
Global cloud communications platform Infobip has been selected by Healthcare at Home, UK-based provider of out-of-hospital ...

Ukheshe appoints Ocean on 76 CEO to board of directors

Published 08 Feb 2021 11:30 CET | South Africa
South African microtransaction platform Ukheshe has announced the appointment of Prins Mhlanga, CEO of Ocean on 76 Group, as a ...

Ukheshe signs ID agreement with KCB Bank as it expands in East Africa

Published 04 Feb 2021 11:23 CET | Kenya
South African microtransaction platform Ukheshe has signed a deal with KCB Bank in Kenya to expand its services in East Africa, ...

Allied Bank, Infobip to offer digital banking services over WhatsApp in Pakistan

Published 22 Jan 2021 14:31 CET | Pakistan
Pakistani commercial bank Allied Bank has announced addition of WhatsApp to its customer communications channels, in ...

Ukheshe to buy payments provider Oltio

Published 26 Nov 2020 09:54 CET | South Africa
South African digital fintech platform provider Ukheshe has agreed to acquire Oltio, ITWeb reported. Oltio developed the digital ...

Ukheshe starts Covid-19 track and trace pilot as lockdown eases to third stage

Published 11 Jun 2020 11:10 CET | South Africa
Ukheshe, the SMME-focused digital banking platform, has launched a Track and Trace service using its payment ecosystem to let ...

Beeline adopts WhatsApp Business API

Published 16 Apr 2020 15:01 CET | Russian Federation
Russian operator Beeline has started supporting its corporate customers on the WhatsApp messenger. New and existing business ...

Ukheshe appoints Dankworth as executive director for Africa, plans tie-ups

Published 16 Apr 2020 11:17 CET | South Africa
South African financial inclusion platform uKheshe has appointed Mark Dankworth as executive director of uKheshe Africa to ...

UK govt expands Covid-19 WhatsApp information service to tackle misinformation

Published 10 Apr 2020 11:19 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government is expanding its WhatsApp coronavirus (Covid-19) information service. Since the chatbot service launched on 25 ...

Ukheshe and Africa Assist launch Covid-19 support service Call4Care

Published 10 Apr 2020 10:47 CET | South Africa
South African financial inclusion platform uKheshe has collaborated with private medical assistance company Africa Assist to ...

WhatsApp to partner with Infobip in Poland

Published 04 Mar 2020 14:12 CET | Poland
WhatsApp has chosen Infobip as an official partner for WhatsApp Business in Poland, reports Telko.in. WhatsApp Business lets ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

30 Jul Proximus Q2 2021
30 Jul NEC fiscal Q1
30 Jul Charter Communications Q2 2021
30 Jul Shentel Q2 2021
02 Aug DSP Group Q2 2021
02 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2
02 Aug DZS Q2
02 Aug Harmonic Q2
02 Aug SBA Communications Q2
02 Aug NXP Semiconductors Q2
02 Aug Arista Networks Q2
02 Aug Ceragon Networks Q2
03 Aug Bredband2 Q2 2021
03 Aug RingCentral Q2 2021
03 Aug Sequans Q2 2021
03 Aug Akamai Technologies Q2 2021
03 Aug Infinera Q3 2021
03 Aug Alibaba Q2 2021
03 Aug NeoPhotonics Q2 2021
04 Aug Aferian interim results
04 Aug Liberty Latin America Q2 2021
04 Aug Smith Micro Q2 2021
04 Aug Inseego Q2 2021
04 Aug Qorvo fiscal Q1
04 Aug Roku Q2 2021
04 Aug Digi International fiscal Q3
04 Aug EA fiscal Q1
04 Aug Intred Q2 2021
04 Aug Softbank fiscal Q1
04 Aug Lumen Technologies Q2
::: More Calendar Items