December 2nd, 2020 3:15 PM 8 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Pay Clocks 20 Million Transactions in November 2020

WhatsApp Pay was officially announced for India on November 2020. During the month, the payment service platform registered 20 million financial transactions passed through it. When it was initially announced, the platform was restricted only to be rolled out to 1 million users in the country. But later the maximum user limit was extended to 20 million users. However, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform hasn’t got a flying start... Read More

November 6th, 2020 1:15 PM 13 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Pay to Finally Rollout for Indian Users, All You Should Know

WhatsApp Pay is an in-chat system which will allow users to chat with other people and with that make payments as well. The National Payments Corporation of India (NCPI) which regulates all the digital retail financial transactions in the country has finally allowed WhatsApp Pay to become a reality for the Indian users. Now WhatsApp can rollout out its payment feature for the Indian users, but there is a limit... Read More

August 3rd, 2020 10:50 AM 10 COMMENTS

UPI Transactions in India to Undergo Major Changes Soon, What You Should Know

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has made it very easy for people to transact money with each other. Be it for personal transactions or business transactions, it can be done instantly and without any extra cost. UPI is regulated and governed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NCPI). The regulatory body has made an announcement for a change that will soon come to the UPI apps. The announcement has come... Read More

May 25th, 2020 7:25 AM 15 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel Providing Work from Home Plans With Up to 50GB Data Benefit

Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio have been on the front end helping their customers survive the crisis. The telcos have been introducing new plans on the go to meet the requirements of their customers sitting in their homes. Everyone’s been affected due to the global spread of COVID-19 and there is no certainty for how long will this continue. Being in the lockdown means that people have to finish their... Read More

May 8th, 2020 3:37 PM 2 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Likely to Add UPI Payment Apps Inside JioPhones

Reliance Jio is reportedly working with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to bring UPI Apps on JioPhones. Jio has been working on the NPCI infrastructure even before the Facebook deal was finalised. It is expected that working with NPCI will bring UPI apps for all the JioPhone users out there. Also, the move by Jio will encourage people for online payments and broaden the reach of Digital PaymentS in... Read More

February 7th, 2020 2:35 PM 5 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Pay To Launch in India, Digital Payment Platform Approved by NPCI

WhatsApp will finally be able to roll out its digital payments platform WhatsApp Pay in India, after securing a key regulatory approval. The company has been trying to launch its payment feature for two years now. WhatsApp was granted a license to operate its UPI based payment service by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an RBI official told Business Standard. The NCPI’s approval comes days after clearance from India’s... Read More

January 20th, 2020 6:32 PM 7 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Users Can Now Do UPI Payments From the MyJio App Itself

Reliance Jio, the Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator is the largest telecom company in India right now because of its massive 370 million-strong subscriber base. However, that is not the only special thing about Reliance Jio. The telecom company has also dipped its hands in new waters, times and times again and is continuously expanding verticals. A few months back, Reliance Jio launched its JioFiber FTTH service for the users.... Read More

October 20th, 2019 7:00 PM 11 COMMENTS

Vodafone Rs 30 Prepaid Recharge Offers Full Talk Time and 28 Days Service Validity

Telecom operator Vodafone has been working hard to minimise the subscriber loss. The UK-based telco re-introduced the Rs 20 talk time prepaid plan offering 28 days service validity in select circles a few months ago. Now, we have observed that the company has come up with Rs 30 prepaid recharge offering full talk time benefit and service validity. After the introduction of Rs 20 talk time plan, Vodafone officials confirmed... Read More

April 17th, 2019 7:28 PM 3 COMMENTS

MyJio App Top 5 Features and Must Know Details: JioAssistant, DND Settings, JioCare and More

Lately, all the telecom operators have made it very easy for the subscribers to carry out basic functions related to their SIM cards. At one point, simple things like checking talk time, data balance and plan expiration date used to be a tedious ordeal, but thanks to the self-care applications of these telecom operators, now we have don’t have to send SMS or dial-up codes to know about these things.... Read More

November 21st, 2018 8:37 PM 9 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio to Introduce UPI in JioMoney App by February 2019, Approval in Process for the Telco

Unified Payments Interface, or simply known as UPI has been powering payment methods and gateways on a large number of applications lately. Starting from applications like PhonePe, Google Pay and BHIM, the NPCI-owned payment method has managed to amass heavy usage volume thanks to its easy transaction methods. As per a report, UPI witnessed close to 482.36 million transactions worth Rs 74,978.27 in October 2018 alone. That is a staggering number... Read More

November 13th, 2018 7:19 PM 8 COMMENTS

Binny Bansal Flipkart Group CEO Resigns Following a Serious Personal Misconduct Probe

Flipkart Group CEO and co-founder Binny Bansal today resigned following a probe into an alleged "serious personal misconduct", the firm's new parent Walmart said. Bansal, 37, has strongly denied the allegation, the American retail giant said in a statement. His decision to step down follows an independent investigation done on behalf of Flipkart and Walmart, even though the probe "did not find evidence to corroborate the complainant's assertions against Binny", it... Read More

October 15th, 2018 5:18 PM 2 COMMENTS

Government and RBI Not Considering to Extend Deadline for Storing Payments Data Locally

The government and Reserve Bank of India are not considering to extend the deadline for local data storage (Data Localisation) by foreign payment companies. For the unaware, payments services firms are given a deadline of October 15 to set up the data locally, in order to avoid any issues in the future. The government would not relent under pressure from the global payment firms and the RBI is unlikely to... Read More

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