WhatsApp is reportedly gearing up to support payments in India


With more than 200 million users in India, WhatsApp has a lot to gain by addressing the needs of its base in the country. To that end, a report from The Ken indicates that the Facebook-owned messaging service is preparing to roll out peer-to-peer payment services on its platform in the next six months. The company is said to be in talks with the Indian government to enable support for the federally regulated Unified Payments Interface (UPI), to enable quick money transfers between users’ accounts across a large clutch of participating banks. Another clue pointing to this is WhatsApp’s job…

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