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M-Pesa Steps Tentatively Into Eastern Europe

  • Gigaom, Monday, March 31, 2014 2:06 PM

Vodafone has launched M-Pesa in Romania, marking the first time the widely used mobile money system has made it across to Europe. M-Pesa has almost 17 million users around the world, but there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it. It’s been around for around seven years in Kenya, and from there it’s spread to Tanzania, South Africa, India and Afghanistan. 

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