Mobile Payments Today: Fortumo makes push in Africa

The mobile payments company Fortumo today announced it has launched direct carrier billing in three new African markets, according to a company press release. More than 52 million people in Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia and Senegal can now make digital payments and have the purchases charged to their mobile phone bill. App stores, digital merchants and game developers using Fortumo can now increase their online payments reach in some of the most underbanked countries of the world.

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