MobiKwik marks its global foray, enables international recharge in 150 countries

Mobikwik

  • Digital payments platform MobiKwik has partnered with DT One to enable international mobile recharge.
  • The feature will be available across 150 countries.
  • MobiKwik has over 107 million users in India.
Indian digital payments platform MobiKwik partnered with DT One, a global B2B network for mobile recharge. Its users will now be able to recharge their phones in 150 countries.

The international recharge feature is live in countries in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, United States, Latin America and Carribean; across over 550 operators.

“This new feature will enable millions - immigrants in India from across the globe, students studying abroad and even frequent travellers - the power of connectivity at their fingertips. This launch is in line with our growth and expansion plans in the domestic as well as international markets and making most of the services available on a single platform,” said Upasana Taku, Co-founder, MobiKwik.


MobiKwik’s competitor in India, Paytm had already entered two international markets – Canada and Japan. In an earlier interview with Business Insider, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma had said that it was also looking to enter the US.

Meanwhile, the focus of MobiKwik’s new feature is to make the lives of immigrants simpler.

“Nearly 5.2 million immigrants live in India, making it the twelfth-largest immigrant population in the world,” said data from the Pew Research Center.

With MobiKwik’s new feature, they can now recharge for friends and family across the border while living in India.

This feature will come to the aid of Indian students studying abroad. In 2018, as many as 752,725 of them study across 90 countries including the US, Australia, Canada, UK, UAE.

MobiKwik has over 107 million users, along with 7,000 Indian businesses on board. In March 2019, it had announced that it has clocked an industry best success rate of over 93% for digital transactions.

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