Singtel partners with NETSTARS to expand mobile wallet in Japan

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said on Monday it has signed a partnership to enable the use of its cross-border mobile wallet platform in Japan, as the telecom operator moves ahead with its digital payments expansion.

The partnership with NETSTARS, a Tokyo-based mobile payment technology company, will allow travellers to use their home mobile wallets on Singtel‘s VIA network to pay digitally at stores in Japan – a popular destination for Southeast Asians.

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