Orange Kenya to launch mobile money transfer service.
In the news today, Orange Kenya plans to launch a mobile money transfer service to compete with Safaricom’s M-Pesa and Zain Kenya’s Zap services. Specific details as to when Orange Kenya plans to launch its mobile money transfer service have not been providedÂ as yet. Mobile money transfers in Kenya
Western Union lowers money transfer charges to just 2% in Kenya.
In an obvious move to stay relevant (and competitive) against the growing dominance of mobile payment services in the form of Safaricom’s M-Pesa and Zain’s Zap, Western Union has massively lowered its money transfer rates within Kenya to just 2% of the value being transferred. The new rate applies to
Zain finally launches Zap in Kenya.
Earlier this week Zain, Kenya’s second largest mobile network operator, finally launched its Zap mobile money transfer services after protracted delays in securing operating rights from the Central Bank of Kenya. Zap, which has been launched as the second mobile money transfer service in Kenya after Safaricom’s wildly successful M-Pesa