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NPCI’s Voice-Based Payment Solution Could Be a Game Changer

The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), known for developing and managing first of its kind Unified Payment Interface (UPI) and Aadhaar Enabled Payment (AePS), is once again gearing up for a new voice-based payment solution. The solution has...

India Processed Nearly 10 Billion More Real-Time Payments Than China In 2020 [Report]

Real-time payments are fast gaining momentum when it comes to popularity! According to e-marketer, in 2020, RTP payment methods were widely used all across Asia-Pacific, with the biggest volume of transactions being observed in India, China, South Korea and Thailand. What...

Chipping Away: Amidst the UPI Boom, Paytm Looks To Navigate its Way

As if it wasn’t on a roll earlier, the COVID-19 pandemic made the thrust to digital payments all the more prolific, important, and the ultimate need. At the front and center, milking all that acceleration has been the UPI or...

Google Pay Learns From WhatsApp Debacle: Plans To Monetise Users’ Data, Albeit In A Right Way

After 3.5 years of its existence in India, Google's payments' arm Google Pay, or GPay as it's called mostly, is now making a significant move towards monetization. On Thursday, the Alphabet-owned tech giant announced that Google Pay will soon roll...

UPI Transactions Slowing Down? 2.29 Billion In February, A Dip From January!

For the last few months, the growth in the number of UPI transactions has been below expectations. Industry experts expected the surge after the holiday season, but February remains no different, both in terms of UPI transactions volume and...

Reliance Aims To Launch Its Own Version Of UPI-Like Payments Network With Google And Facebook!

The mammoth tech-petroleum conglomerate Reliance aims to create its own version of UPI! According to the latest news, the Mukesh Ambani led RIL has partnered up with internet giants Google and Facebook to set up a "New Umbrella Entity" aka...

Dragon Slayer: India leaves China Behind in Fintech Deals

The Indian fintech sector is a force to be reckoned with. And by slaying the beast that Chinese fintech is, it has laid down a marker. An annual research report released by RBSA Advisors has validated India emerging as Asia's land...

UPI Transactions To Cross Record 6.5 Billion In Q4 2020

The number of UPI transactions has crossed 2 billion mark in a second consecutive month. With that, it's clear that the number of UPI transactions is all set to touch a record high 6.5 billion figure in Q4 2020. According...

CCI Is Tightening The Noose Around Google Pay, And Google Is Miffed

In what can only be called an interesting coincidence, soon after GPay recently cried foul about NCPI's 30% cap on UPI transactions while WhatsApp Pay announced its official rolled out in India, the payments app from Google has now...

WhatsApp Pay Finally Rolled Out In India To Amplify Facebook’s Push Into Commerce!

After a wait of two years, the WhatsApp Pay feature has finally been rolled out in India and without any doubt, it is all set to shake up the payments' space in the country! Today, Facebook announced that WhatsApp payment...

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