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  • April 04, 2024

Telepin: Empowering the Unbanked Through Innovation

Telepin Software Systems has solidified its position as a pivotal force in the fintech arena, driven by a steadfast dedication to empowering the underbanked through innovative mobile financial services. Telepin’s transformation from a niche company primarily focused on e-top up and e-voucher to becoming a dominant player in the mobile money sector is a testament to…

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  • April 04, 2024

PAN Finance: Telepin Declared Most Innovative Mobile Payment Solution

LONDON, March 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Pan Finance is delighted to announce the following award winners in the Q1 2024 edition: Most Innovative Mobile Payment Solutions – Canada 2024 “Telepin is passionately dedicated to revolutionizing financial services through cutting-edge technology, aligning with the global mission of lifting people out of poverty. We are deeply honored to be…

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  • December 05, 2023

Juniper Research: Telepin Declared Platinum Winner of Best Mobile Money Offering

Hampshire, UK: It is with great pleasure that Juniper Research announces the 2023 winners of the Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments. These awards follow a record-breaking number of applications from leading fintechs and payments companies, which have been extensively analysed by our expert judging panel. This awards programme recognises the most impactful financial products and…

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  • November 14, 2023

e-Recharge Platform Powered By Telepin: Tunisie Telecom Revolutionizes Its Charging System

OTTAWA, Ontario & TUNIS, Tunisia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tunisie Telecom, the market leader in information and communication technologies in Tunisia, and Telepin, a global pioneer in mobile transactions, e-recharge platforms, and the fintech industry, announce the signing of a partnership agreement for the launch of the converged charging system for the national operator’s customers. “Deepening our ties with…

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  • November 03, 2023

Telepin will be Exhibiting at The Singapore Fintech Festival Nov 15th-17th

We are excited to announce that Telepin will be exhibiting at the Singapore Expo in Singapore between November 15th-17th. We are looking forward to having great conversations and discussing the future of Fintech and Mobile Money with you all. The event will take place at: Singapore Expo, Singapore Address: 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150 To…

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  • November 03, 2023

Telepin will be Exhibiting at AfricaCom in Capetown Nov 13th-16th

We are excited to announce that Telepin will be exhibiting at AfricaCom in Cape Town, South Africa between November 13th-16th. We are looking forward to having great conversations and discussing the future of Fintech and Mobile Money with you all. The event will take place at: Capetown, South Africa Address: Cape Town International Convention Centre,…

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  • November 01, 2023

Congratulations to our partner and friends at Tigo Pesa!

All of us at Telepin, would like congratulate our friends at Tigo Pesa who have been nominated for Fintech Innovation of the Year Award at the Africa Tech Festival Awards! This award recognizes the profound impact of financial technology in driving economic growth, financial inclusion and digital transformation. This was powered by the help of…

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  • October 06, 2023

Telepin will be Exhibiting at Gitex Global in Dubai October 16th-20th

We are excited to announce that Telepin will be exhibiting at Gitex Global in Dubai, UAE between October 16th-20th. We are looking forward to having great conversations and discussing the future of Fintech and Mobile Money with you all. The event will take place at: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Address: 67FP+8QM – Sheikh Zayed Rd…

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  • August 31, 2023

Telepin will be Exhibiting at M360 Sep 7-8 in Seoul

We are excited to announce that Telepin will be exhibiting at GSMA APAC in South Korea on September 7th & 8th. We are looking forward to having great conversations and discussing the future of Fintech and Mobile Money with you all. The event will take place at: Westin Josun, Seoul Address: 106, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul…

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  • April 04, 2022

DigiWallet Launches Innovative Mobile Financial Services in Belize with Telepin

Telepin’s cloud-based solution to power countrywide access to mobile financial services OTTAWA, Ontario —BUSINESS WIRE— Telepin Software, a global leader in mobile financial services software, today announced that it is powering the pioneering launch DigiWallet, a new, easy-to-use, secure and reliable mobile payment solution nationwide in Belize. Telepin’s cloud-based mobile money platform is powering the…

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  • January 12, 2021

Telepin Appoints Timothy Roberts as CEO

OTTAWA, CANADA – Jan. 11, 2021 – Veteran telecom executive to drive growth and expand market position in Mobile Financial Services Telepin Software Systems, a global leader in mobile financial services software, announced the appointment of Timothy Roberts as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Timothy joins Telepin from Incognito Software – a sister company at Lumine…

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  • October 27, 2020

Volaris Group introduces Lumine Group to focus on communications & media business

TORONTO, OCTOBER 27, 2020—Volaris Group (“Volaris”) today announced Lumine Group (“Lumine”), a new brand for its Communications & Media Portfolio. Lumine will build on Volaris’ success in the communications and media vertical. “Lumine’s vision is to create a global ecosystem to help accelerate the growth and internationalization of communications and media software businesses,” says David Nyland, President of Lumine…

Washington Post: The coronavirus is upending cash economies. Mobile money could emerge the winner.

“As the coronavirus spreads, businesses and governments, struggling under the weight of the pandemic, are looking to limit cash exchanges, which the World Health Organization has warned could transmit the virus. Mobile money has emerged as an alternative. Companies and industry experts told The Washington Post they have seen overall rises in new mobile money…

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  • March 25, 2020

GSMA Report: State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money 2019

2019 marked a major milestone for the mobile money industry: the number of registered mobile money accounts surpassed one billion. Reaching the one billion mark is a tremendous achievement for an industry that is just over a decade old. The mobile money industry of today has a host of seasoned providers with a broad set…

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  • March 09, 2020

GSMA Report: The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2020

There remains a substantial mobile gender gap across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Over 300 million fewer women than men access the internet on a mobile, and women are 8% less likely than men to own a mobile phone. But the mobile internet gender gap is narrowing in LMICs. Although women remain 20% less likely…

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  • March 09, 2020

GSMA Report: The Mobile Money Economy 2020

The GSMA Mobile Economy series provides the latest insights on the state of the mobile industry worldwide. Produced by their renowned in-house research team, GSMA Intelligence, these reports contain a range of technology, socio-economic and financial datasets, including forecasts out to 2025. The global version of the report is published annually at MWC Barcelona, while…

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  • January 29, 2020

GSMA Analysis – Digitising payments in agricultural value chains: The revenue opportunity to 2025

This report by the GSMA explores the potential revenue opportunity of digitising agricultural payments for mobile money providers. Two types of payment are ripe for digitisation: B2B payments; procurement payments from agribusinesses to smallholder farmers in formal value chains and G2P payments; subsidies paid out by governments to smallholder farmers. These opportunities offer mobile money…

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  • January 21, 2020

Telepin Selected to Power Economic Development and Humanitarian Initiative in Yemen

OTTAWA, CANADA – Jan. 21, 2020 – Yemen’s National Wallet Company seeks Canadian fin-tech’s help to launch financial inclusion project. Yemen is facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. For the 24 million people displaced by escalating hostilities, access to humanitarian aid is their only protection against deadly famine. Telepin and ONE,…

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  • December 21, 2019

GSMA Analysis – Social commerce in emerging markets: Understanding the landscapes and opportunities for mobile money

The global spread of social media coupled with the rapid growth of e-commerce is giving rise to a new trend where content sharing, messaging and payments converge. Social commerce—the use of social interactions combined with the transactional nature of e-commerce—has led to new forms of shopping in collaborative online environments. This paper by the GSMA…

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  • December 12, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Latin America 2019

By 2023, mobile’s contribution to the Latin American economy will reach just over $300 billion as countries increasingly benefit from the increased uptake of mobile services and the associated improvements in productivity and efficiency. Driven by ongoing network investment and upcoming spectrum assignments, 4G adoption will accelerate in Latin America over the next few years,…

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  • November 28, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Middle East and North Africa 2019

By 2023, mobile’s contribution in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will reach just over $220 billion as countries increasingly benefit from the improvements in productivity and efficiency brought about by the increased take-up of mobile services. In 2018, mobile technologies and services generated 4.5% of GDP – a contribution that amounted to…

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  • November 09, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy North America 2019

Following commercial launches by the four largest US mobile operators, 5G is now a reality. As coverage expands across the US, and with Canada expecting to deploy 5G in 2020, 5G adoption is expected to rapidly gather pace in North America. By the end of 2022, 24% of connections on the continent will be on…

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  • October 12, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Russia and CIS 2019

The CIS is now seeing an accelerating shift to mobile broadband. 4G will overtake 2G as a proportion of connections in 2019 and will become the region’s leading mobile technology in 2021. Belarus and Russia are expected to launch 5G by the end of 2020; networks in the region’s other 10 markets will be live…

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  • July 21, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Sub-Saharan Africa 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the fastest growing region, with a CAGR of 4.6% and an additional 167 million subscribers over the period to 2025. This will take the total subscriber base to just over 600 million, representing around half the population. During 2019, 3G will overtake 2G to become the leading mobile technology in the…

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  • June 30, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2019

Across Asia Pacific countries are at very different stages of digital development. Consequently, the policy frameworks for a digital society vary as national governments address their own unique challenges. For some, 2019 will see 5G become a reality. Many developed markets, such as South Korea, Japan and Australia, are keen to be global leaders in…

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  • April 25, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy West Africa 2019

By the end of 2018, there were 185 million unique mobile subscribers in West Africa, an increase of nearly 10 million over the previous year. Future growth will largely be driven by young consumers owning a mobile phone for the first time; more than 40% of the sub-region’s population are under 18 years old. The…

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  • April 17, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Pacific Islands 2019

Mobile technology can play a pivotal role in the digital transformation of the Pacific Islands, enabling access to life-enhancing services in areas such as health and education, while proving a catalyst for innovation and economic growth, with the promise of new jobs and increased tax revenues. Faster network speeds and more advanced devices are key to…

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  • March 29, 2019

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy China 2019

China is a huge mobile market, nearly four times the size of North America, with 1.2 billion unique subscribers at the end of 2018. Over 97% of these come from mainland China, with the remainder spread across three other markets – Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. With 4G entrenched as the dominant mobile technology, the prospects…

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  • February 04, 2019

GSMA Mobile Money Policy and Regulatory Handbook

With 690 million registered accounts worldwide, mobile money has evolved into the leading payment platform for the digital economy in many emerging markets. In our 2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, we found that mobile money services without enabling regulation have activity rates 30 per cent lower on average than those with an…

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  • January 21, 2019

GSMA Mobile Economy West Africa Report 2018

By 2025, there will be 304M smartphones in West Africa. West Africa is home to more than 175 million unique mobile subscribers and is one of the world’s fastest-growing mobile regions.

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  • January 21, 2019

Singtel’s Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa and Apple Pay

Apple Pay users can now make near-field communication (NFC) payments worldwide on Singtel’s mobile wallet app, Dash, which has just been accepted on Apple Pay.

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  • January 21, 2019

Singtel Dash e-payment system opens to Myanmar users

Myanmar nationals in the Republic will be able to send money home using mobile wallet Singtel Dash from March, under a new grant agreement signed on Tuesday (Jan 8).

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  • September 30, 2018

GSMA Report: The Mobile Economy Europe 2018

At year-end 2017, there were 465 million unique mobile subscribers in Europe, equivalent to 85% of the population. The migration of these customers to 4G services is ongoing, with 4G having now established itself as the region’s leading mobile technology. However, we expect 4G adoption to peak in 2023 before declining as consumers upgrade to…

Global mobile money market tops 690 million accounts

The GSMA reports the mobile money industry processed transactions worth a billion dollars a day in 2017. Read the report.

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  • April 13, 2018

Telepin customer Tigo Tanzania receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification built on Telepin Platform

Telepin, a global leader in mobile transaction platforms, announced today their customer Tigo Tanzania received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification built on the Telepin Mobile Money Platform.

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  • March 08, 2017

Telepin Acquired by Volaris Group

Plans to expand international mobile financial services to meet booming market demand

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  • February 15, 2017

Telepin Extends Mobile Financial Services into Cambodia

Powers Wing – country’s leading mobile banking platform

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  • December 05, 2016

Telepin’s Mobile Money Platform Powers Valyou Mobile Wallet in Malaysia

Unique mobile financial services platform delivers affordable, convenient mobile money solutions to under-banked market

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  • November 15, 2016

Telepin’s Online Top-Up Software Selected as Mobile Financial Services Platform for Mascom Wireless Botswana Pty

Replaces incumbent to deliver Mascom customers convenient and secure way to send, receive, buy and pay using their mobile phones anywhere

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  • October 22, 2015

Telepin Software Powers Mobile Financial Services Platform “Tigo Cash”

Delivering Tigo Money products across Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania