Posts Tagged ‘PayU’

  • Africans see potential in Bitcoin to facilitate money tranfers (image: Shutterstock)

    What are the barriers to Bitcoin adoption in South Africa?

    February 3, 2016 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Amid the current global economic turmoil the largely misunderstood and somewhat maligned cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has come into the spotlight as a realistic foil for existing payment methods. While the Bitcoin debate rages, fuelled by the emergence of the...

  • Mobile money

    Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    July 16, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    After years of hype the mobile commerce bandwagon may have just rolled into town. And if projections are anything to go by, the days of the traditional wallet might be numbered. The global mobile wallet market is projected to grow at an annual compounded...

  • Charles Elliman, Head of Sales at PayU. (Image source: PayU)

    SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    February 4, 2014 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    PayU, South Africa’s leading online payment solutions provider, doubled its merchant count during 2013. The significant increase is made up of merchants from various industries, with a notable increase in general retail. New merchants signed over the last...

  • Top African e-commerce websites

    April 11, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Top African e-commerce websites

    eCommerce is growing in Africa. The eradication of traditional barriers to entry, including internet access, cost of technology and access to mobility, means that ecommerce has become a reality for any sized operation. According to Mark Chirnside, CEO of...

  • Credit no longer needed to shop online

    June 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Credit no longer needed to shop online

    Consumers no longer need a credit card in order to buy online. Major retail sites are increasingly making it easier for consumers to conduct shopping in a digital environment – but it has been a luxury not available to those who only have access to payment...

  • Online shopping on the rise

    January 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Online shopping on the rise

    There is no doubt that online shopping is booming in South Africa. Results of a recent News24 online survey conducted by PayU, a South African online and mobile payment service provider, support findings from a World Wide Worx research report claiming a 30%...