M-Pesa

Total 18 Posts

User experience affects the security of mobile money platforms

One of the challenges that M-PESA users experience is when one inadvertently sends money to the wrong M-PESA user. The correct user experience design can go a long way towards solving this.

M-PESA fraud using USSD on the rise

If Safaricom wanted, they could verify the information and permanently block M-PESA scammers on their platforms and never allow them to register any SIM card on their platform. But they don't.

The M-PESA 1Tap service that failed

A few years ago, Safaricom introduced M-PESA 1Tap in Kenya, a service that was supposed to revolutionize payments. Unfortunately, despite it reducing the number of steps taken to make a payment, it failed.

M-PESA has achieved a key milestone in Kenya

The number of businesses in Kenya using Safaricom’s popular Lipa na M-PESA service has now crossed the 200,000 mark according to the company.

Safaricom and Vodacom have bought M-Pesa from Vodafone

Vodafone Group has concluded the sale of M-Pesa to Vodacom Group and Safaricom. Before the conclusion of this deal, Safaricom paid Vodafone in the UK royalties and license fees for using M-Pesa.

Mobile money could get a second revolution in Kenya

The adoption of mobile money for small payments should be a game-changer in the long run. While mobile money is thriving in Kenya, it majorly works as a means of sending money, but not efficient for paying small amounts of money due to associated costs.

Vodacom hosts Mobile Money Policy Forum 2019 in Tanzania

Vodacom's Mobile Money Policy Forum 2019 event brought together representatives from mobile network operators and a cross section of sectors including Telecommunication, financial service providers, banking, and regulators.