All Twitter users in France – irrespective of their bank – will be able to ‘Tweet’ money to one another from October.
Cross Border Acquiring rules brought in across the EU last year have led to a price war among acquirers, driving down transaction costs for merchants savvy enough to demand reductions from January 2015.
WeChat users can now make mobile payments in nine retail chains across China.
MTN Rwanda is partnering with MTN Uganda to allow cross-border mobile payments in a bid to stay on top of Rwanda’s competitive telecoms sector.
PayPal has signed a contract with international payment service provider PayGate that will allow merchants in South Africa to accept online payment via the PayPal service.
Global Payments has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Ezidebit – an integrated payments company focused on recurring payments verticals in Australia and New Zealand.