MoneyGram partnered Japanese fintech to enable cross-border money transfers

The service is now live for consumers

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MoneyGram teamed up with Japanese fintech to enable cross-border money transfers. Source: ir.moneygram.com

MoneyGram International has announced a partnership with Digital Wallet Corporation, a global fintech company and Smiles Mobile Remittance owner, a major mobile money transfer service and digital wallet in Japan.

This means consumers in Japan can now use the Smiles mobile app to send money to over 200 countries and territories worldwide. It is powered by MoneyGram’s global payment rails and near real-time capabilities.

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