Nigeria's Access Bank Migrates to New ATM card solution

Nigeria’s Access Bank has migrated its entire network of ATMs to CR2’s ATM driving and card switching solution. The project also includes the migration of the lender’s card management system, according to a company press release.

As part of the deal, CR2, which is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, will be responsible for the largest ATM network in the entire West African country, which includes more than 3,000 ATMs.

The move follows the lenders deployment of CR2’s BankWorld. a digital banking platform. The software, which enables banks to tailor their branding and messages to customers via the ATM, is fully certified for Verve Card issuing and acquiring. Verve is an ATM debit and payment card used exclusively in the Nigeria. Additionally, the platform supports all local requirements for the Nigerian payment systems and services market.

CR2 is one of only two switch vendors currently running an ATM network for banks in Nigeria, according to the release.

Earlier this year, Access Bank completed its merger with Diamond Bank, making it the largest retail bank in Africa.

CR2 is a banking software company, offering its services in 60 countries worldwide. Founded in 1997, the Irish company also has offices in London, Lagos, Cairo, Amman, Dubai, Bengaluru and Perth.