Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

More people from abroad are sending money directly to people’s phones in Fiji – Vodafone

More people from abroad are sending money directly to people’s phones in Fiji – Vodafone

By Rashika Kumar
Tuesday 15/09/2020
Acting Vodafone Fiji CEO Ronald Prasad.

Acting Vodafone Fiji CEO Ronald Prasad says more people are using cashless transactions now because of the introduction of services like QR Pay with e-card and other platforms where they are using virtual currency.

Prasad confirms that inward remittances on their M-Paisa platform have increased from $1.3 million to $8.5 million in the past three months.

He says when Fijians receive money on their phones, they do not necessarily need to go find an agent and withdraw that money and are opting for cashless transactions.

Prasad adds this is in line with the government's vision for digital teaching and moving from a cash to cashless society.

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Coca Cola Games 2021
The Coca-Cola Games will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of this ...
1 day ago

Faith-Based Organisations told COVID-19 vaccine cannot be evil
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has told religious leaders and representatives that the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be ...
12 days ago

Joshua Rahman's $31 million drug trial
Josua Aziz Rahman was allegedly found in possession of 39.5kg of cocaine in Caubati on the 14th of February in ...
20 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Vaccination hesitation starting to ease off as we are getting a critical mass of people getting vaccinated – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong confirms that the COVID-19 vaccination hesitation is starting to ease off as we are getting a critic...
5 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Muslims to begin month long fasting from tomorrow
Muslims in Fiji as well as around the world will begin their month long fasting from tomorrow as the moon has been sighted this evening marking the ...
2 hours ago

278 villagers of Bua receive farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports
278 villagers of Bua Village today received farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The assistance which includes vegetable ...
4 hours ago

Lusaka told Police his late wife had overdosed on cocaine
Kiala Henry Lusaka who allegedly murdered his wife in July 2019 had told in his caution interview that his late wife had overdosed on cocaine however ...
5 hours ago

Fiji Society for the Blind faces challenges due to COVID-19
The Fiji Society for the Blind has been facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is the only agency providing rehabilitation, ...
5 hours ago

18 youths from Sukanaivalu Road in custody following their alleged involvement in an attack on youths and men from Mead Road Housing
Eighteen youths from Sukanaivalu Road in Nabua are in custody following their alleged involvement in an attack on youths and men from Mead Road ...
5 hours ago

TOP