BSNL and MobiKwik Launch Mobile Wallet

Date: 
22 Aug 2017

State-owned Indian operator BSNL launched a mobile wallet designed to boost financial inclusion in semi-urban and rural parts of the country, and assist a government program to reduce the amount of cash in circulation.

The service offers all 100 million BSNL subscribers the ability to make payments at 1.5 million merchants throughout India, along with paying bills, making purchases on e-commerce sites, paying public transport fees, and topping up airtime. BSNL developed the service in partnership with mobile wallet platform provider MobiKwik, which hailed the project as the largest available from an Indian telecoms service provider.

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Type: 
General
Region: 
South Asia
Country: 
India