PayGate, South Africa's leading online merchant solution providers recently expended on their innovative technology enabling Kenyan mobile money users to buy products and services via e-commerce websites.
PayGate reiterates that this new innovation, called M-Pesa Online, is intended to increase e-commerce in the East African region.
"Hundreds of merchants in Kenya are now â€˜Powered by PayGate' for e-commerce acceptance of credit cards," said Robin Philip, PayGate marketing director.
"M-Pesa is the most accepted and pervasive payment method in Kenya so it was a logical step for us to add it to our merchant payment options," Phillip told ITWeb Africa.
Now a customer can visit a merchant's website and select M-Pesa as a preferred payment methodâ€¦.
How to utilise it? > Click here to learn moreâ€¦
Philip concluded by saying the firm is "currently working on providing M-Pesa Online in three other countries where M-Pesa is a powerful payment method, one of which is Tanzania."
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