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27 June 2011
| Alex Hawkes
The Chinese mobile money company SmartPay and the Belgium telco BICS have entered an agreement to offer mobile remittances from Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East to China.
SmartPay will utilise the HomeSend remittance hub, which was
formed through a strategic partnership between BICS and the
mobile money solutions provider eServGlobal. It allows for the
real-time transfer of various types of funds, including airtime
or money, to fund sources, such as bank accounts, credit...
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