Posts Tagged ‘Chat app messaging’

Facebook payment platform threat to M-Pesa, say experts

In Summary Analysts at the Standard Investment Bank say the probability of the service being rolled out globally increases competition to mobile payment services such as M-Pesa and limits future growth plans. Safaricom on Thursday however said it does not see any immediate threat in the Kenyan market. Research analysts at the Standard Investment Bank […]

Chat app messaging overtakes SMS texts, Informa says

Instant messaging on chat apps, such as WhatsApp, has overtaken the traditional SMS text message for the first time, according to research firm Informa. Informa said almost 19 billion messages were sent per day on chat apps in 2012, compared with 17.6 billion SMS texts. The shift is likely to have a big impact on […]