Globe lines up against arch rival Smart with payments alliance

Globe, the second largest operator in the Philippines, has signed an MoU with e-commerce firm Lazada so that its GCash wallet can be used for payments on its partner’s sites across South East Asia. The announcement comes just a few …

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PLDT, Rocket Internet form emerging markets vehicle

Philippines telecoms giant PLDT and Rocket Internet, the German investor, are each contributing their payment activities to a mobile-first venture with a focus on emerging markets. PLDT, an innovator domestically over many years in payments, will contribute the IP, platforms …

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