Betting the Farm on Untested Tech

While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it. Customers are driving a great deal of change in how transactions are carried out, with the younger generation of consumers in particular demanding newer, faster and more convenient ways

Spire Payments Launch Five New State-of-the-art Payment Devices at Cartes 2014

Spire Payments will be launching no-less than five new state-of-the-art payment solutions. Following its recent announcement of the launch of two mPOS devices at this prestigious global event, it is revealed a further three devices will be added to the acclaimed SP product portfolio. The SPu90 offers an unattended solution meeting all the latest security

Global Payments to Acquire Ezidebit

Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Ezi Holdings Pty Ltd (Ezidebit). Founded in 1998, Ezidebit is a leading integrated payments company focused on recurring payments verticals in Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Accelerated Payment Technologies and PayPros, Ezidebit

South Africa’s Stanchion Payment Solutions Opens Regional Office in London

In a further move to fulfil international demand for its products and services, South African payment solutions provider Stanchion Payment Solutions has opened a European regional office based in London. The company’s entry into the European financial services technology sector follows a year after the opening of a Middle East and North Africa regional office,

Mopay Announces a Strategic Partnership with Telenor

Mopay, a provider of payment solutions for online merchants, has announced a strategic partnership with Telenor, a leading telecommunications operator in Scandinavia and one the world’s ten largest network operators. Based in Norway, Telenor has nearly 34,000 employees worldwide, managing mobile operations in 12 international markets. mopay is one of the first companies to be

Allied Wallet is Voted No.1 Payment Solutions Provider in the UK

Allied Wallet, a provider of online credit card processing and multi-currency merchant services, was voted #1 Payment Solutions Provider by thousands of entrepreneurs, readers, and writers in the United Kingdom according to a survey performed by Start Your Business Magazine. Allied Wallet was announced as a winner in the 2013 Start Your Business Awards at

ReD and Transact Connect Partner to Deliver Payment Solutions in Africa

ReD, a fraud prevention and payment services provider, has announced a new five year partnership agreement with South African payments experts, Transact Connect. The two companies will work together to introduce ReD’s full range of solutions to merchants and financial institutions across Africa. Transact Connect provides electronic payment expertise to Payment Services Providers, financial institutions,

Wirecard is the First Payment Provider for African Airlines Association

Wirecard AG, a specialist for payment and risk management solutions, has joined the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) partner program as a full member with immediate effect. As a result, the Munich-based company is the first payment service provider in the world to join the AFRAA network. “We want to offer our association members clarification, and

BofA Merrill Shares Trends in Commercial Cards and Payment solutions

Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently hosted its annual conference on trends and developments in commercial cards and payment solutions. The agenda of this year’s conference, entitled “Connect with what’s next,” highlighted the increasingly important role of electronic payments to assist companies with their working capital management. The conference included presentations by BofA Merrill experts

EMP and MasterCard Offer Solution to Small Issuers in Egypt

In line with its commitment to enhance electronic payment card penetration in Egypt, MasterCard announced the appointment of Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), the leading electronic payments processing company in the Middle East and Africa region, as a Principal Member in Egypt. Through this, EMP will be able to sponsor issuers in Egypt and other African