Vodacom plans to launch a new virtual card product through its tie-in with Visa, which will allow subscribers to transact in ways akin to traditional bank customers, such as shopping online.

The company, like a number of mobile providers operating in Africa, including Airtel, Orange and MTN, has bet big on financial services as an area of current and future growth. ..

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