Kenya’s Safaricom to link its M-Pesa platform with Visa’s network
Visa and Safaricom have agreed a deal which will connect the Kenyan telecom operator’s M-Pesa financial services platform with Visa’s global network of merchants and cards.
Under the deal, which requires regulatory approval, it will see both companies, M-Pesa’s 24 million users and 173,000 local merchants linked to Visas 61 million merchants and its more than 3 billion cards.
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Source: China Global Television Network (link opens in a new window)