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Union Budget 2021: Incentives needed for operators to view fiberisation as opportunity, not challenge
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Union Budget 2021: Incentives needed for operators to view fiberisation as opportunity, not challenge

India currently ranks among the lowest in internet quality even as it continues to be one of the most affordable internet economies in the world.

2020 in review: Digital payments policy initiatives in 2020 that could have a lasting impact
India

2020 in review: Digital payments policy initiatives in 2020 that could have a lasting impact

Overall, the RBI has shown a welcome range in its focus last year, from financial inclusion, promoting innovation to easing payments in the pandemic.

UPI recorded 2.23 billion transactions worth Rs 4.16 trillion in December 2020 reports NPCI
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UPI recorded 2.23 billion transactions worth Rs 4.16 trillion in December 2020 reports NPCI

This is a 1 percent jump in volume and a 6.4 percent surge in value for UPI from November which had seen 2.21 billion transactions worth Rs 3,90,999 crore.

WhatsApp Payment is live for 20 million users in India: Here is how to transfer money
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WhatsApp Payment is live for 20 million users in India: Here is how to transfer money

WhatsApp Payment has been launched with support from banking partners including the State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC, ICICI, and Axis Bank.

WhatsApp partners with SBI, ICICI, Axis and HDFC Bank for its payment service in India
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WhatsApp partners with SBI, ICICI, Axis and HDFC Bank for its payment service in India

WhatsApp payment service is now available for 20 million users including both iOS and Android users in India.

PhonePe raises $700 million in a new funding round led by Walmart, becomes a separate entity
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PhonePe raises $700 million in a new funding round led by Walmart, becomes a separate entity

In unnamed funding round, Flipkart backed PhonePe raises fresh funds thereby taking its valuation to $5.5 billion.

Amazon Pay, Paytm, PhonePe and 16 other companies become NPCI shareholders
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Amazon Pay, Paytm, PhonePe and 16 other companies become NPCI shareholders

National Payments Corporation of India brings onboard new members as part of its shareholding party.

What is WhatsApp payment service and how does it work?
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What is WhatsApp payment service and how does it work?

WhatsApp will also let you send money to users who have a UPI ID but do not use WhatsApp payments.

WhatsApp payments service gets NPCI nod for roll out in India for upto 20 million users
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WhatsApp payments service gets NPCI nod for roll out in India for upto 20 million users

WhatsApp has been running a pilot service for the last two years but was not given a formal go-ahead because of data localisation requirements.

Google Pay tests NFC-based contact-less card payment feature in India
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Google Pay tests NFC-based contact-less card payment feature in India

The service seems to be currently avaialble only on Axis Bank credit/debit and SBI credit cards for a set group of users in India, reports said

PayNearby partners with IndusInd Bank for contactless payments; expands hyperlocal direct to consumer business
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PayNearby partners with IndusInd Bank for contactless payments; expands hyperlocal direct to consumer business

PayNearby, a fintech startup has now expanded its hyper local discovery and purchase application ‘BuyNearby’ for pan-India operations with IndusInd Bank

WhatsApp assures SC that it will not go ahead with the payment service without complying with Indian regulations
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WhatsApp assures SC that it will not go ahead with the payment service without complying with Indian regulations

Earlier, WhatsApp had told the apex court that it is conducting a trial run of its payment service.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ahmedabad decides to go digital to prevent the spread of the virus through currency
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ahmedabad decides to go digital to prevent the spread of the virus through currency

From 15 May, all home deliveries will have to be paid digitally and no cash on delivery will be accepted.

Realme PaySa to soon get UPI-based payment transfer support, company CEO confirms
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Realme PaySa to soon get UPI-based payment transfer support, company CEO confirms

Realme PaySa was launched to offer personal loans between Rs 8,000 and Rs 1 lakh to individuals.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UPI transactions drop in March, RTGS shoots up due to lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UPI transactions drop in March, RTGS shoots up due to lockdown

After constantly rising for the past several months, the volume, as well as value, of transactions through the UPI payment system dropped in March due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed to combat the coronavirus infection

Free voice calls no excuse for poor service quality, will not pass regulatory muster, says TRAI chief
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Free voice calls no excuse for poor service quality, will not pass regulatory muster, says TRAI chief

TRAI officials conduct standard tests on roads, trains and other busy spots and any operator found to be giving poor service is punished, said Chairman RS Sharma

Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?
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Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?

Historically, digital payments around the world have been driven by the American model defined by card associations.

Bengaluru, Delhi and Hyderabad lead digital merchant payments; account for over 40% transactions in 2019: Report
Business

Bengaluru, Delhi and Hyderabad lead digital merchant payments; account for over 40% transactions in 2019: Report

Digital transactions are estimated to have grown by 338 percent from 2018 to 2019, according to the Razorpay report

Flipkart and PhonePe are looking at 'different paths leading to different outcomes'
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Flipkart and PhonePe are looking at 'different paths leading to different outcomes'

Flipkart fintech isn’t focussed on individual payments or UPI. It’s an affordability construct both for customers and sellers.

Google writes letter to US Federal Reserve to adopt UPI-like payments mechanism; draws cheers among Indian entrepreneurs
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Google writes letter to US Federal Reserve to adopt UPI-like payments mechanism; draws cheers among Indian entrepreneurs

A top banker told Tech2, UPI is being pushed to go global and now if it manages to draw the attention of the US Federal Reserve it will be big fillip for NPCI.