Tag: Airtel Money

Telkom

Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch

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...
Mobile Money

Airtel, Telkom Kenya Voice Traffic Up as Mobile Money Subscriptions Approach 30 Million

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...
MPESA

Recent M-PESA Outage a Rude Reminder for Authorities to Review Telco Competition

  While key players in multiple industries have participated in a series of discussions in recent months about the alleged dominance of several products and...
Airtel Money Equity

M-Pesa to Airtel Money Transaction Charges

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

Airtel Money to M-Pesa Transaction Charges

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

Mombasa is Yet to Get Bitten by the Mobile Money Bug

The latest stats by the Communication Authority of Kenya reveal that as much as active mobile money subscriptions have taken a shortfall by 3...
Mpesa

M-Pesa Loses Ground on Person-to-Person Money Transfers (UPDATED: NO THEY AREN’T)

UPDATE: The article below was based on figures provided by the Communications Authority of Kenya reporting on the mobile money transactions during the first...
Mobile Money Interoperability

How to Send Money Across Airtel and M-Pesa and Transaction Charges

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...
Mobile Money Interoperability

Seamless Mobile Money Transactions Between Airtel and Safaricom to Begin Next Week

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...
mobile money

Kenyans to Send and Receive Mobile Money Across Networks as Interoperability Pilot Kicks Off

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

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

Jamii Telecommunication Limited (JTL) May Take On Mobile Money Transfers With Faiba Money

Mobile money transfer services are uniquely Kenyan, and the solution is almost synonymous to Safaricom’s M-PESA amidst other players such Airtel Money, Equity Bank’s...
mobile money

Cross-Network Mobile Money Transfer Could Reach Kenyans Sooner Than we Thought

Mobile money interoperability in Kenya is coming in the next three months. According to Business Daily, an agreement was reached on Thursday (4th May,...

Second Quarter Statistics Report for FY 2016/2017: Mobile Money Transfer and Number Portability

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) revealed the ICT statistics for the second quarter of the 2016/2017 Financial Year. You can find the analysis...

Airtel Money Card Comes Back to Life in Kenya With Emphasis on Online Payments

  In 2014, Airtel Kenya partnered with Chase Bank and Visa in launching a prepaid debit card called Airtel Money Visa Card. The card allows customers...
Airtel Money Equity

Airtel Kenya seeking to Bolster its Airtel Money through recruiting of New Agents

Last week, the Communications Authority of Kenya released  Q1 2016 statistics report for the period between July and September 2015. From the report, 122,343,743 transactions...

Kenyans transacted 122 Million times via Mobile Money in transactions worth 290 Billion

The Communication Authority of Kenya released the Q1 2016 statistics report for the period between July and September 2015 on the mobile telephony sector. The...
Airtel Money

Airtel Money to link National Bank of Kenya Accounts in New Deal

In 2014, Airtel Kenya launched theAirtel Money VISA card in partnership with Chase Bank that allowed customers to withdraw cash from any Visa or Kenswitch...
Mpesa Agency

M-Pesa leads in Mobile Money with 22 Million Customers and 94,000 agents -CA

The Communication Authority of Kenya released the Q1 2016 statistics report for the period between July and September 2015 on the mobile telephony sector. The...

Airtel accuses Safaricom of Foul Play in Mobile Money Agents sharing Plan

In June Safaricom took Airtel to court over a trademark dispute over mobile money transfer service branding,  advertising and promotion. Safaricom claimed Airtel was...

Airtel Money now Linked to I&M Bank Accounts in new Deal

Last year, Airtel Kenya launched the Airtel Money VISA card in partnership with Chase Bank that allowed customers to withdraw cash from any Visa...

Airtel Money Registers Negative Growth as Mobile Money Subscribers hit 27.7 Million

The Communication Authority of Kenya released the fourth quarter statistics report  for the period between April and June 2015 on the mobile telephony sector....
Airtel Money

Only 300,000 Of Airtel Money’s 3.3 Million Subscribers Actively Use The Service

Airtel Money, Airtel's mobile money service now boasts of 3.3 million registered users in Kenya. This places it in second position behind Safaricom's M-pesa...

Airtel Teases Safaricom’s Mpesa Downtime with New Ad

Airtel took no chances and swiped a jab at Safaricom's Mpesa down time taking place over the weekend. In a new, cunning and provocative...
Airtel money

Airtel Money Takes Money Transfer Cross Border In East Africa

Financial innovations in East Africa have quite a lot to do with mobile money, this is majorly due to the fact that the unbanked...
Airtel Money

You Can Now Buy Internet And Voice Bundles Using Airtel Money

Nairobi, Kenya: Airtel Kenya subscribers can now purchase Internet and voice bundles from Airtel Money. Previously one had to purchase airtime then use the...
Mpesa Agency

Airtel Wins Case to Compel Safaricom To Open Up Mpesa Agency Network

Safaricom's main advantages that led to an edge over rivals in Kenya's mobile money industry include the vast agency network alongside the 21 million...

Airtel Gives 25% Bonus Incentive to Subscribers Who Purchase Airtime Using Airtel Money

Effective immediately, Airtel Kenya subscribers who purchase Airtime using the mobile money service Airtel Money will automatically get 25% bonus airtime. The catch here...
Airtel Money Visa Card

Airtel Targets Millions of Unbanked Kenyans With New Mobile Money Visa Card

There is still a huge market potential for financial inclusion in Kenya and other emerging markets. This is an opportunity presented by the low...
Airtel Money Equity

Financial Inclusion gets another boost as Airtel Money goes into all Equity Bank Counters

Kenya is prided as the hub of all things mobile innovation, well, we are living off it and so many have their jobs directly...

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