VeriFone enters mobile money deal with Airtel Africa

Friday 22 August 2014 09:16 CET | News

VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa, part of the Bharti Airtel Group, have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Moneys merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across their 17 operating companies in Africa.

VeriFone Mobile Moneys Tap n Pay applications enable customers to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit money with their mobile phone at the point of sale.

Using their Airtel Money Wallet with VeriFones contactless / NFC point of sale terminals, customers will have be enabled to make multiple payment transactions using Tap n Pay.

VeriFone Mobile Money has signed a group master agreement for the delivery of its merchant enablement solutions to Airtel Africa part of the Bharti Airtel Group of companies with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. VeriFone Mobile Money will implement a suite of Retail Enablement applications integrated to VeriFones range of payment devices across the group, enabling the deployment of Mobile POS (mPOS), POS and Biometrics for International Remittance to Airtel Money customers.

VeriFones payment devices accommodate a range of card payment options including NFC, mobile wallets, EMV, and contactless payments.

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Keywords: VeriFone, mobile money, airtel Africa, Africa
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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