Ayala tie-up with Jack Ma to popularize China’s scan-to-pay innovation in PH

 / 05:16 AM October 26, 2017

Telco giant Globe Telecom launched its first service with the digital payments firm of Chinese billionaire and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma: a QR scanning platform it hoped would jump-start the adoption of more cashless transactions in the Philippines.

Globe, owned by the country’s oldest conglomerate, Ayala Corp., said the new service would allow consumers to buy goods and services by scanning QR codes displayed by establishments using their mobile phones.

The platform, which requires Globe’s GCash mobile wallet app, uses technology from the tech visionary’s Ant Financial Services Group, the company behind Alipay, a digital payments service ubiquitous in China.

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