August 15th, 2017 7:06 PM 13 COMMENTS

PhonePe, Amazon Pay, and Paytm Are Saving Some Bucks for Customers With Reliance Jio Recharges

It's recharge time and the time, especially which Reliance Jio loves. Well, a lot of users had subscribed Reliance Jio's Summer Surprise Offer (SSO) before its end, which offered four months of free services. And yes, the four-month period is now over, and Jio is forcing its users to recharge with a new plan to enjoy continued services. Am using 'Forcing' here because I have two Jio 4G SIM cards... Read More

December 26th, 2016 6:09 PM 23 COMMENTS

PhonePe: A Worthy Alternative to Other Digital Wallets for a Cashless Life

Flipkart-owned mobile payments company, PhonePe has been a sensation ever since its application launch back in August 2016. The service quickly crossed 50,000 user mark in just one month after its inception and recently, the company on their official Twitter handle revealed that they had passed five million downloads in Google Play Store, which is an achievement. What makes the application so unique from others is the fact it uses... Read More

April 27th, 2022 6:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp to Offer Monetary Benefits to Users in India for Using Payments on App

WhatsApp is planning to offer monetary benefits in the form of cashbacks to users to lure new customers into using its payments platform. At the same time, the social media giant is also testing it for merchant payments. This will enable WhatsApp to compete with its rivals, such as Google and PhonePe, which have a major market share in processing the volume of UPI transactions in India. Much recently, the... Read More

April 14th, 2022 3:47 PM 8 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Pay Growing in India, Can Now Increase User Base to 100 Million

WhatsApp Pay is growing rapidly in India. WhatsApp, a major social media platform, is used by millions of Indians. A while back, this Meta owned texting app had introduced an online payments feature using the UPI system such as the likes of PhonePe and Google Pay. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has now allowed WhatsApp to increase its user base from an earlier cap of 40 million to... Read More

February 28th, 2022 9:54 AM 9 COMMENTS

BSNL Reducing Price of Prepaid Plans for Mobile App Recharges

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is reducing the price of prepaid plans for customers who are recharging through its mobile app - Selfcare. BSNL launched the Selfcare mobile app a few months back, and it looks much like the mobile app of Vodafone Idea (Vi). The telco said that until March 31, 2022, it would offer a 4% discount to users' prepaid plans recharged through the Selfcare app. Note that... Read More

December 25th, 2021 10:34 AM 0 COMMENTS

Prepaid Recharge Offers Rolled Out by Paytm, Check All

Paytm, one of the biggest online payments and wallets applications in India, has been offering recharge offers for ages to its users. Now, the company has yet again rolled out new prepaid recharge offers for customers wherein they can get up to Rs 1000 cashback on recharging with a prepaid plan from any of the telecom operators in India, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi),... Read More

December 7th, 2021 7:11 AM 4 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Brings Back Multiple OTT Prepaid Plans with New Prices

In the recent development of events Reliance has updated five of its prepaid plans that will now come with the subscription to India’s one of the leading OTT platforms Disney+ Hotstar. Telcos in India recently hiked the prices of all their prepaid plans up to around 20% including Reliance Jio. The above stated five plans were not officially included in the list released after the tariff hike. Consequent to the... Read More

November 30th, 2021 1:14 PM 4 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Might Soon Give Strong Competition to Rival UPI Apps

WhatsApp, one of the leading texting and social media applications in the world, is gaining market in the online payments space as well. The Meta owned messaging platform can now add up to 40 million users for its payments service. The development was first reported by PTI, which said the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has allowed WhatsApp to double its user base for online payments service to 40... Read More

November 23rd, 2021 7:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Assistant, Search, Google Pay Rolling India Exclusive Features

At the recently held seventh edition of the Google for India conference, Google announced an array of features for its products. The special thing about these features for its select products is that they will be exclusive to India. We are talking about Google products including Google Assistant, Google Search, and Google Pay. To know more about these features, keep reading ahead. Google Assistant for Cowin vaccine booking Google Assistant... Read More

October 30th, 2021 12:34 PM 4 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Is Offering Rs 51 Benefit on UPI Payments to Indians

WhatsApp introduced its UPI payment service in India late last year, which lets users send money to their contacts directly via the messaging platform. Since then, the company appears to be on the quench to add more users to its payments service as it faces a stiff competition against the likes of the other well-established UPI services such as Google Pay, PhonePe and Paytm among others. To tackle the strong... Read More

August 23rd, 2021 10:04 AM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Brings New Payments Shortcut

WhatsApp is bringing a new payments feature for Android users. Note that the feature is currently available in the beta version of the application, and it will take some time for it to arrive in the stable version. The new ‘Payments Shortcut’ that WhatsApp is adding is aimed to make paying a contact an even seamless process for the users. As per a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp will now show a... Read More

August 3rd, 2021 5:32 PM 2 COMMENTS

UPI Payments Rise by 10% on Monthly Basis to Rs 6.6 Lakh Crore in July

In recent times, Unified Payments Interface or UPI has made it very easy for people to get their monetary transactions done in a breeze. This is applicable for both business and personal transactions since via UPI, it can be done instantly and without additional costs. For those of you unaware, UPI is regulated and governed by the NCPI or National Corporation of India, which had recently announced that certain changes... Read More

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