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State of Mobile Money in Kenya in 2022: M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money

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Mobile money penetration has grown steadily since last year when it stood at 68%. It now stands at 73.8% as of March 2022 according...

Airtel Money Taps Former CDSC Exec as Board Chair

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Airtel Kenya has announced the appointment of Rose Mambo as chair for Airtel Money Kenya Limited. This follows the split of the mobile money product,...

Airtel Money Has Been Split from Airtel Kenya

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Airtel Kenya has announced that it will be separating its mobile money product, Airtel Money, from the company. Airtel Money will then be under Airtel...

One More Step to Full Mobile Money Interoperability as Cross-platform Paybill Service Goes Official

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At the start of the year, it was revealed that the CBK was planning to launch an interoperability system that would see Safaricom’s M-PESA...

Mobile Money Penetration Hits 73.8 Percent Thanks to M-PESA

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The latest sector data from the Communications Authority of Kenya has revealed that Safaricom’s M-PESA is still king in the mobile money space. We...

Airtel Kenya’s Struggle To Raise Funds Sees It Sell A Quarter Of Its Mobile Money Stake For KES 64B

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Airtel Kenya has sold 25.77 percent of its mobile money product Airtel Money in a deal that seeks to raise more cash for the...

M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money Agency Interoperability To Launch in 2024

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The last couple of days or weeks have been interesting in the mobile money space. See, it has become apparent to many people now that...

Mobile Money Merchant Payment Interoperability Launch This Friday

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A couple of days ago, we had learnt that the CBK was in the process of compelling Safaricom’s Lipa na M-PESA product to accept...

Here Are Airtel Money Transaction Charges for 2022

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M-PESA is part of Kenyans now because the majority of locals use Safaricom services (the telco has more than 64 percent market share). The...

CBK Wants Lipa Na M-PESA To Accept Payments from Other Wallets By 2024

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The mobile money war in Kenya is not a new thing: the space has for a long time been cannibalized by M-PESA, which started...

Airtel Africa to Spin off Airtel Money by the End of the Year

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Mobile money is king in Africa and its impressive growth is making telcos in the continent consider running their mobile money services independent of...
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M-PESA Has 98.5 Percent Mobile Money Subscriptions in Kenya, So Why Do The Rest Even Try to Compete?

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Data about mobile money services has been released by the ICT regulator the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) for the first quarter of the...

Businesses in Kenya Can Now Accept Payments from Airtel Money Following Partnership with Flutterwave

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Airtel Money, the second-largest mobile money platform in Kenya after M-PESA has announced a collaboration with Flutterwave, an African payments platform that 'lets you...

Airtel Money, World Remit to Allow Customers to Receive Money From 129 Countries

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Airtel Money has partnered with World Remit to allow Airtel customers to receive money from 129 countries, free of charge. World Remit is an international...

Airtel Money Reduces Withdrawal Fees In Tariff Changes

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Airtel Kenya is set to revise its mobile money charges from June 3. The changes will affect the amount customers pay to withdraw funds from...
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Airtel Money Payments Hit the Road in Kenya with Jumia

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Jumia and Airtel Kenya have today announced their partnership which will see consumers complete their online payment transactions using Airtel Money. “Millions of Kenyans rely...
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Airtel Africa and MoneyGram Deal To See Global Transfers to Airtel Money Wallet

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MoneyGram, a cross-border 2P2 payments and money transfers has struck a deal with Airtel Africa that serves 14 countries in the continent.
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Airtel Money Customers To Make Online Deposits and Withdrawals From Standard Chartered

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Airtel Money’s customers will be able to make real-time online deposits and withdrawals from Standard Chartered bank accounts, receive international money transfers directly to their wallets, and access savings products amongst other services.
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M-PESA is Nearing 99 Percent Market Share as T-Kash, Airtel Money Dwindle

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Mobile money services are a success in Kenya owing to the work done by operators, mainly Safaricom. The service, and its associated products are...
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Once Again, M-PESA Cannibalizes T-Kash and Airtel Money with 98.8 Percent Market Share

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The latest numbers from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) in terms of mobile money use cases are here, and they reiterate what we...
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Kenyans Will Send or Receive Money on All Bands For Free on Airtel Money Starting Tomorrow

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Airtel Kenya has announced that they have stripped away transaction fees on their mobile money platform for a specified period. According to the company, this...
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Airtel Africa Teams Up with Mastercard to Take Digital Payments to the Masses

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Airtel Africa and Mastercard have announced a partnership that will see them serve a substantial customer base of more than 100 million in the...
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Telkom’s T-Kash Expands Agent Base as M-PESA, Airtel Money Lose Some

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The popularity of mobile money services in the Kenyan market is unprecedented. The sector surpassed expectations, and can solely be linked to the launch...

Airtel Employees Fleeced Carrier of KES 670 Million in Mobile Money Fraud

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    It has since been revealed that Airtel Africa is prepping a listing in the London Stock Exchange, which implies that the telecoms corporation has...
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Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch

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The Communication Authority’s Sector Statistics report for the second quarter of the FY 2018/2019 has been out for some time now. It includes several...
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Airtel, Telkom Kenya Voice Traffic Up as Mobile Money Subscriptions Approach 30 Million

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The Communications Authority of Kenya’s sector statistics report for the first quarter of 2018/2019 was released earlier today. Among the most interesting aspects of...
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Recent M-PESA Outage a Rude Reminder for Authorities to Review Telco Competition

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  While key players in multiple industries have participated in a series of discussions in recent months about the alleged dominance of several products and...
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M-Pesa to Airtel Money Transaction Charges

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Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
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Airtel Money to M-Pesa Transaction Charges

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Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
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Mombasa is Yet to Get Bitten by the Mobile Money Bug

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The latest stats by the Communication Authority of Kenya reveal that as much as active mobile money subscriptions have taken a shortfall by 3...
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M-Pesa Loses Ground on Person-to-Person Money Transfers (UPDATED: NO THEY AREN’T)

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UPDATE: The article below was based on figures provided by the Communications Authority of Kenya reporting on the mobile money transactions during the first...
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How to Send Money Across Airtel and M-Pesa and Transaction Charges

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Mobile Money interoperability in Kenya has officially gone live starting with Airtel Money and M-Pesa with other players such as Telkom with T-Kash said...
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Seamless Mobile Money Transactions Between Airtel and Safaricom to Begin Next Week

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In January, Safaricom and Airtel announced that they were testing mobile money interoperability among their staff. This meant that M-Pesa users who receive money...
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Kenyans to Send and Receive Mobile Money Across Networks as Interoperability Pilot Kicks Off

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Back in May 2017, we reported that mobile money interoperability would be available to consumers within three months but that did not happen. Months...

M-Fanisi is a New Mobile Banking Service Aimed at Airtel Money Users

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When it comes to mobile banking and mobile money services, Kenya takes a solid lead, the country has managed to be a benchmark to...