According to a Reuters report, Google clarified that the updates were made to make it easier to understand, however, it declined to comment whether it was done due to Paytm’s letter to NPCI.
Google Pay also clarified that so far it hasn’t used users’ data for monetisation.
Google Pay (earlier Google Tez), which completed its one year of operations in the country, has gained decent popularity amongst the audience for its payments interface running on government-owned UPI platform.
While Google is the only foreign player running on UPI platform, other global players such as WhatsApp, Amazon, and Paypal have been waiting for a long to enter the UPI bandwagon.
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