E-Wallets

Malaysians Will Soon Be Able to Use Their Boost E-Wallet in Singapore and Thailand

Thanks to a partnership agreement signed between Axiata Digital’s Boost e-wallet and Singtel’s VIA alliance, Malaysians will soon be able use their Boost mobile wallet to make payments in Singapore and Thailand. VIA was launched by the Singtel Group in

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How Cashless is Malaysia Right Now?

Between Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) ICTF and the more recently announced Real-Time Retail Payments (RPP) system, an ecosystem rife with Malaysians with at least a debit card, and e-wallets to target those who do not; Malaysia seems to be well underway towards

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Boost E-Wallet’s CEO Chris Tiffin Steps Down

Last Friday, Boost’s CEO Chris Tiffin announced the end of his tenure as Boost Malaysia’s CEO. He has held that position for a little over two years now, as well as serving as Axiata’s Regional Head of Digital Financial Services. Chris has

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The Dark Side of Malaysia’s Quest into a Cashless Society

It’s no secret that Malaysia is gung-ho about cashlessness. Bank Negara Malaysia itself expressed as much, within the policies and guidelines outlined in their Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF), and which PayNet, the system underlying much of payments and banking in

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4 Big New Features You Can Expect from Your E-Wallets in 2019

PayNet Malaysia handles much of the underlying network for payments and banking in Malaysia. Owned by both Bank Negara Malaysia and a consortium of banks. The once controversial DuitNow launched by many Malaysian banks is one facet of the relationship between

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Digi and Mastercard Working Together on Digital Payments Card for Launch Early 2019

Digi, with Mastercard serving as the technology partner will offer a digital prepaid card—to be released for public use sometime in the first half of the year. The card is also developed with ManagePay  (MPay).  According to a press release, the

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After Blockchain, MyEG Diversifies into E-Wallets

Following their recent announcement of launching PayMe a blockchain based payroll solution, MyEG revealed that they will be unveiling a new e-wallet by September 2019 dubbed as iPayEasy. The company received their e-money license from Bank Negara Malaysia early 2018

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DuitNow Now Available to 17 More Banks

An additional 17 banks and non-banks will soon launch the DuitNow service as well. Customers wishing to receive DuitNow fund transfers using their mobile number need only perform a simple one-time registration to link their mobile number with their account

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Petronas Customers Can Now “Setel” Petrol Payments With The Tap of an App

Petronas just announced the launch of Setel, an e-payment solution geared towards fuel purchases directly from mobile devices. The app is designed to integrate directly with the fuel pumps, which would allow customers to purchase fuel with a few taps.

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44 Banks Want to Free You From The Hassle of Memorising Account Numbers

Last friday, some of you may have gotten a potentially questionable text from your banks—that your phone number might be integrated with something called ‘DuitNow’, and that you’re given a specific amount of time to opt out. Many Malaysians were

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