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Government's nod awaited to start WhatsApp payment feature in India, says Mark Zuckerberg

Updated : July 27, 2018 09:08 PM IST

In an earnings call with analysts after reporting its Q2 2018 results, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company has been testing the payment feature on WhatsApp in India for some time.
Earlier this year, WhatsApp launched a beta version of its Payments feature in India for nearly one million users. 
"Four banks will join the multi-bank BHIM UPI model in phases and full feature product shall be released after the beta test is successful," the NPCI added. 
Government's nod awaited to start WhatsApp payment feature in India, says Mark Zuckerberg
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