WhatsApp Launches Mobile Payment System
OREANDA-NEWS. It became known that WhatsApp Messenger is in talks with several payment companies in Indonesia. With their help, he is going to offer mobile transaction services to users. A similar service WhatsApp is already trying to launch in India.
In India, the company offers a peer-to-peer payment system, but in Indonesia it intends to become a platform for making payments through local digital wallets. In the first country, WhatsApp is awaiting regulatory approval.
Nevertheless, the more prospects, the messenger, apparently, sees in him a model for Indonesia. Then WhatsApp will be able to use it to launch services in other countries, while avoiding legal restrictions.
It is worth noting that Indonesia is among the five largest markets for WhatsApp. The messenger uses 100 million people.