A couple of months back, Google introduced a brand new mobile payments app exclusive to India. The country’s banking landscape is a little different to many of the territories that currently have access to Android Pay, and so it needed a different approach. Until now, Tez has only been able to pay participating merchants or transfer between users, but it will soon be possible to pay utility bills, too.
According to Google, Tez has handled 140 million transactions in its first ten weeks and has more than 525,000 businesses signed on to accept payments.
Google’s Tez app will soon be able to process bill payments was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
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Google launched Tez payments app in India back in September. Today at the Google for India event in Delhi the company said that Tez has seen huge growth in its first 10 weeks of launch. It has processed over 140 million transactions from nearly 12 million active users and over 525,000 merchants are on Tez who pay their suppliers or transfer money … Continue reading “Google Tez clocks 12 million users, to get Bill Payments, Reminders and more”
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