WhatsApp job listing affirms digital payment service is on the way in India

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The consequences of demonetisation in India have been such that third-party digital payment systems emerged the best in class in the country. Apps like PayTM and FreeCharge were able to reach a huge number of users in the country as a result of the move’s impact. We already reported about one such digital payment system which is said to be on track for peer-to-peer payment system. It is none other than Whatsapp. Today we have more information about the same, that is, a job listing on the company’s site was recently spotted, reaffirming the fact that the digital system could indeed be offered soon.

The WhatsApp job listing is for a ‘Digital Transactions Lead’ for the firm who will be able to provide friendly and efficient customer support related to digital transactions. The company is said to be keen to bring in a peer-to-peer payment system in the country which is said to be offered through Unified Payments Interface. WhatsApp’s co-founder, Brian Acton already also confirmed in an interview earlier this year that the company is looking forward to entering into the digital payment service space in India in the coming months.

As of now, the firms hasn’t disclosed any timespan as to when it could launch the payment system, but recent reports do indicate that it might come in to the limelight within the next six months. With a user base of tens of thousands of user in the country, can WhatsApp dominate this digital platform as well? Do let us know your thoughts on the same in the comments section below.

[Source: WhatsApp]


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