Vodacom Group and Alibaba to launch payment app for South Africa within weeks

Wednesday 19 May 2021 | 11:16 CET | News
Vodacom Group is expanding its financial and e-commerce services in South Africa through a partnership with AliPay, seeking to accelerate growth in a market hampered by a lack of new broadband spectrum, Bloomberg reported. Vodacom has developed a so-called super-app with the Alibaba Group Holding company, which will allow customers to take out loans and shop online as well as make standard mobile payments, according to a statement. The service will be available in coming weeks.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alibaba / Alipay / Safaricom / Vodacom / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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