But now, those handling small transactions can simply register as a money transfer business, as Line has."The range of things you can do without a banking license has grown," Idezawa said.Line has also laid out the lofty aim of "redesigning" the financial sector, taking aim first at mobile payments and such later targets as asset management and insurance.
TOKYO -- Line, the operator of Japan's leading chat app, is pushing hard into the banking sphere with plans to aggressively expand in mobile payments, aiming to get its 75 million users hooked on transactions without the fees imposed by conventional banks.
In a strategy also geared to take on competitors like China's Alipay, the company outlined on June 28 a three-year plan for a "payment revolution" using its Line Pay mobile transaction service, which lets users send one another money free of charge by smartphone anytime and anywhere.
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Line's user base is nearly double the 40-million-strong individual accounts of Japan's biggest megabank, MUFG Bank, part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
Shifting such a large audience toward mobile payments could send tremors through the banking industry.
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