All articles by Toni Sekinah

Toni Sekinah

The Digital Banking Club – What is realistic for financial services companies to achieve via social media channels? Webinar report

On 11 September The Digital Banking Club hosted it’s second webinar, bringing together speakers from Europe and North America to address delegates from around the world on the advantages and perils of social media. Toni Peters looks at the key take-aways from the webinar

Kenya’s Standard Chartered launches m-payment service

Standard Chartered Bank in Kenya has launched a new mobile payment service in association with Safaricom’s M-PESA wallet.

Fortumo launches direct carrier billing in India

Mobile payments provider, Fortumo, has launched direct carrier billing in India.

Over 10,000 merchants accept Bitcoin

BitPay has announced that over 10,000 approved merchants in 164 countries accept bitcoin payments.

Ingenico and Freedompay team up to deliver new POS devices

French electronic payment terminal developer Ingenico has partnered with FreedomPay a white label commerce platform for banks, retailers and healthcare firms, to launch the Telium2 series point-of-sale (POS) payment devices.

Safaricom chief exec critical of mobile money tax

Bob Collymore, chief executive of Kenya mobile operator Safaricom, has warned against increased taxing of the telecommunications industry in Kenya.

Mint Wireless partners with Bank of New Zealand to provide mobile payment device

Australian payment processor Mint Wireless has signed an agreement to provide mobile payment devices to small and medium business customers of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ).

Brazil’s Senate approves m-payments bill

The Senate of Brazil has approved a bill that will regulate mobile payments.

Western Union expands in China through China Union Pay

US-based money transfer company Western Union has partnered with China UnionPay’s China Pay.

Malaysia’s CIMB Bank launches two online banking features

Malaysia’s CIMB Bank has launched two online banking features, allowing customers to open accounts online and transfer funds to mobile numbers or email addresses.