Monthly Archives: March 2012

M-Pesa agents to benefit more as tariffs change

M-Pesa agents will be the greatest beneficiaries of the Safaricom move to revise upwards its money transfer tariffs. A communication sent by Safaricom to its agents on February 28, 2012, shows that agent commissions on customer deposits have almost tripled. … Continue reading

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NFC Technology could this be the new World wide M-Pesa?

(here is a youtube video on NFC Payment)Payments using Near Field Communication (NFC) have barely gotten off the ground in the U.S. but it is headed toward a bright future,¬†according to research firm Juniper, which forecast that NFC transactions will … Continue reading

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M-PESA can now send as low as Sh10 ($0.125 cent)

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1- Telecommunication solutions firm Safaricom has announced a major tariff review that will enable more Kenyans in the low income segment to access its mobile money transfer service, M-PESA. In the changes that are geared towards promoting … Continue reading

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