Digital wallet: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Paytm which is a Noida-based e-commerce payment system and digital wallet company has launched an option of recurring payments for its merchants to enable recurring payments. It has also started its own subscription business at an annual fee of Rs 750 where consumers pay at regular intervals. Consumers can opt for recurring payments from Paytm ..

IDFC Bank partners with MobiKwik for co-branded virtual Visa prepaid card

The IDFC Bank has entered into a strategic alliance with mobile wallet major MobiKwik to launch a co-branded virtual Visa prepaid card for customers of MobiKwik. The customers of MobiKwik can generate a 16-digit Visa virtual card through the app and use it for e-commerce and online transactions. In it, one need not be a ..

BSNL launches “BSNL Wallet” with MobiKwik

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has launched its mobile wallet “BSNL Wallet” in partnership with MobiKwik to enable one-tap bill payment for its over 100 million subscribers. This digital wallet was launched at an event by Manoj Sinha, Minister for Telecommunications in New Delhi. The mobile wallet is developed & issued by MobiKwik on ..

‘DigiShala’ – 24-hour TV channel for cashless lessons

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has launched a new TV channel named ‘DigiShala’ to promote digital transactions. DigiShala is a free-to-air channel to educate people about digital payment and encourage people to adopt digital payments in their everyday life. It is made available on DTH service. The channel will be airing shows in ..

RBI prohibits Mobile network operators from offering mobile wallet facility

The RBI asserted that it will not permit mobile network operators to offer cash-out or mobile wallet service. Why RBI has asserted this? As per RBI, mobile wallet is basically an e-money product and therefore permitting mobile network operators provide this facility may bypass banking regulations. However, RBI allows transactions if mobile network operators operate ..