WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle

  • India
  • Friday, 06 Nov 2020

MUMBAI (AFP): WhatsApp on Friday (Nov 6) entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India's fast growing digital payments market.

The Facebook-owned firm said it was launching Whatsapp Pay just hours after it was given permission by the country's payments regulator. India is the messenger firm's biggest market with some 400 million users.

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