Hike partners with Airtel Payments Bank mobile wallet

On November 22, 2017, Messaging app Hike announced that it has entered into a tie-up with Airtel Payments Bank for its mobile wallet product. Owing to this tie-up, users of Hike messenger will now have access to Airtel Payments Bank’s vast product line including merchant and utility payments.  From Airtel Payments Bank’s perspective, this tie-up will be beneficial as it will get access to over 100 million users on Hike.  Hike Messenger, which is backed by SoftBank, registered 30 per cent month-on-month growth for its wallet service.