Monthly Archives: November 2016

Telkomsel officially launches NFC payments at KFC


JAKARTA, Indonesia, November 16, 2016 – Mobile network operator Telkomsel Indonesia, the largest mobile operator in South East Asia, has formally launched TCASH Tap across Indonesia. TCASH Tap is powered by near-field communications (NFC) technology developed by Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software enabling mobile money and stored value […]

MTN ‘Tap&Pay’ goes live in Rwanda


KIGALI, Rwanda – Mobile network operator MTN and Verifone Mobile Money have teamed up to launch MTN Tap&Pay, a service that allows customers to use mobile money to pay for goods and services simply by “tapping” their phones on a merchant point of sale device. The service supports the Rwandan government’s goal of establishing cash-light, […]

Three reasons mobile money is set for a new wave of growth


Mobile money is taking the world by storm. This Youtap Solution Paper outlines several innovations in the industry and why mobile money is set to grow exponentially in emerging markets. Mobile money has been so successful in emerging economies that in 19 markets there are more mobile money accounts than there are bank accounts. Mobile money services […]