June 24, 2020 5:53 pm
WhatsApp Pay has been live in India on an experiment-basis for a couple of years now, but it awaiting full clearance to rollout to the company’s 400 million-odd user base in the country.
May 06, 2020 2:38 pm
The delay in the official launch of WhatsApp Pay is attributed to the multiple legal and regulatory hurdles faced by Facebook along with privacy concerns.
August 31, 2019 12:55 pm
WhatsApp Payments could launch in India soon as the company has reportedly approached the Reserve bank of India (RBI) for approval. According to a Financial Times report, WhatsApp is in the final stages of regulatory clearances for the commercial launch of Payments.
July 20, 2018 12:11 pm
The delay comes just as WhatsApp has been embroiled in a controversy over lynchings in the country.
May 31, 2018 11:00 am
WhatsApp's payment service will roll out in India by next week to all users, and it will partner with three banks in the beginning.
February 21, 2018 3:24 pm
How will WhatsApp Payments work? Is it safe, and is it private?