Malaysia Mobile Wallets Space Heats Up: Axiata’s Boost Partners with UTMby Vincent Fong November 3, 2017
Boost, an app based mobile wallet developed by Axiata Digital, announced their partnership with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to create a “Cashless Campus” in Malaysia. This partnership could potentially enable 25,000 students and faculty members across UTM Kuala Lumpur and Skudai campuses to use the mobile wallet.
Christopher Tiffin, CEO of Boost added that,“Backed by Axiata’s vast expertise in digital technology across Asia, Boost is at the frontier of the digital economy and one of the fastest growing mobile wallets in the market. Our partnership with UTM signifies more than just a venture, it also represents a new and exciting way for Malaysians to move forward in the digital world. We believe this is only the beginning of an exciting journey as we look to form more strategic partnerships in the future to educate and instil trust in consumers on the reliability, safety and security of e-wallet applications,”
Aside from the partnership Boost’s partnership with UTM, Boost users can pay for purchases at selected merchants at both physical outlets as well as online merchants. Currently no sources can be found indicating specifically where Boost digital wallet can be used for payments.