Bharti Airtel & VeriFone to drive Africa’s mobile money evolution

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bharti Airtel and VeriFone Mobile Money have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across Airtel’s 17 operating countries in Africa.

According to the company, VeriFone Mobile Money’s Tap n Pay applications are a smart, secure and fast way for customers to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit money with their mobile phone at the point of sale.

Chidi Okpala, Director & Head of Airtel Money – Africa stated: “Airtel is excited to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s applications to our teeming Airtel Mobile Money customers across Africa. Using their Airtel Money Wallet with VeriFone’s contactless/NFC point of sale terminals our customers will have a more convenient, fast and secure way to make multiple payment transactions utilising Tap n Pay.”

Source: IT News Africa (link opens in a new window)

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