Kenya is a world leader and among the pioneers when it comes to mobile payments; and what better country for Norwegian developer Opera Software to launch its web payment platform OPay?
Opera Software has an integrated web payment platform – OPay – that also runs on its (people’s favorite) mobile browser, the Opera Mini. Using OPay Kenyans can now use the balance therein to top up their mobile airtime, pay utility bills like electricity and pay TV among other utilities.
OPay is said will accommodate multiple payment options like debit/credit cards and mobile money options like M-Pesa and Airtel Money. As a means to attract users onto the platform, Opera Software is running a promotional campaign that will see first-time users get 100% bonus of up to Ksh. 200 upon their first deposit into the OPay wallet. This bonus amount can then be used to purchase mobile airtime or pay for other services via the portal.
Additionally, for every airtime purchase users make via OPay, they will get an extra 20% cashback in the form of credits deposited to their web wallet. The credits are …read more