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A new, hip way to pay

The BPI Mobile Wallet offers clients a new means to make over-the-counter purchases easier.

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) launched its newest innovation, the BPI Mobile Wallet, which offers its clients a new means to make over-the-counter purchases more fun, convenient and easy.“BPI takes pride in being a leader in mobile phone banking in the ...

November 23, 2012 05:00:00
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The prepaid option

As a cash alternative, e-wallets and prepaid cards are a growing financial option, especially for the unbanked. Learn how you can use them for your biz.

As a cash alternative, e-wallets and prepaid cards are a growing financial option, especially for the unbanked. Learn how you can use them for your biz.Cash may be king in business, but lately banks and financial institutions are teaching people not to ...

by Jennifer Gulle And Tania Bautista  | September 10, 2012 01:00:00
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Mobile money expansion makes it easier to transfer funds

Go cashless.

There will soon be 200 new channels for people to get money into and out of a Smart Money account -- the world’s first reloadable payment card linked to a mobile phone.Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up ...

January 13, 2012 11:00:00
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Trends 2012: Local online shopping

Forget eBay and Amazon, local companies are changing online shopping in the country.

One of the biggest trends for the year 2012 is the localization of online shopping here in the Philippines. expects that there will be more Filipinos shopping online this year, and more retail businesses going online to actually sell.One of the ...

January 11, 2012 06:00:00
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Pay by tapping your mobile phone

Smart launches new cashless model.

There are already 10 ways on how you can do cashless transactions, and Smart Communications, Inc. added one more – using your mobile phone.Wireless leader (Smart) and top Philippine bank and issuer of Smart Money, BDO, in cooperation with Worldbex Services International’s ...

December 16, 2011 03:00:00
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A reloadable prepaid card for online shopping

A credit card is no longer needed for online purchases.

For those without a credit card but wanting to shop online, fret no more.  There is the new BPI My ePrepaid card—a no-hassle, no-approval-required, reloadable prepaid card that allows you to conveniently buy whatever you want from MasterCard-affiliated online shopping sites without ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 17, 2011 03:00:00
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Local company excels in making affordable mobile commerce a reality

Mobile commerce is a growing trend worldwide.

The dawn of a cashless society has long begun with the credit card and the debit card. And recently, with the Filipino’s innovation, mobile phones have also become money carriers.Smart Money, the pioneering mobile commerce platform of wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. ...

November 10, 2011 07:00:00
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Bazaar Tips: Wireless Swiping

You can accept credit cards in bazaars

The days of wires and waiting will soon be over.Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) now offers the Shops Work UnPlugged or SWUP. Using Smart’s “nation-widest” cell site coverage to reach even the remotest areas of the country, PLDT SWUP is a ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 13, 2011 09:00:00