i2c to Power TAG – Pakistan’s First Digital-Native Financial Super App

i2c to Power TAG – Pakistan’s First Digital-Native Financial Super App

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, announced that it has been selected to power Pakistan’s TAG, the nation’s first digital-native financial super app due to launch in Q1 of 2021. The program aims to provide instant payments and transparent pricing to the nation’s unbanked adult population of approximately 100 million including features such as the ability to send and receive money instantly and without fees to anyone with a TAG account, ATM access, bill payment and mobile top-up as well as tools…

Ajman’s Department of Finance Director General,   H.E. Marwan Ahmed Al Ali marks UAE’s march towards development on its National Day

On the celebration of the 49th UAE National Day, H.E. Marwan Ahmed Al Ali, Director General of Ajman’s Department of Finance, called for everyone to stay united in line with the vision of the founding fathers, saying: “When we celebrate this important occasion, we evoke the spirit of union that brought together the founding fathers based on their belief that making a bright future for their people starts from uniting efforts and mobilizing energies. Hearts gather happily and positively to continue the UAE’s march towards development, and to achieve the…

Empay, the world’s first contactless instant credit lifestyle payment ecosystem, launched in Dubai

Empay, the world’s first contactless instant credit lifestyle payment ecosystem, launched in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The Emirates Payment Services L.L.C has announced the launch of Empay, the world’s first contactless instant credit lifestyle payment ecosystem. Empay, designed and developed within the UAE’s Smart Government program framework, is a payment application for secure and cashless transactions. Empay is also the region’s first national contactless mobile payment app developed for the UAE residents from all walks of life. Empay provides multiple payment modes for people to use as per their convenience and lifestyle requirements. Empay is a culmination of government and private…

Mastercard and Spotii partner to enable millions of consumers across GCC to ‘Buy Now Pay Later’

Mastercard and Spotii partner to enable millions of consumers across GCC to ‘Buy Now Pay Later’

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): As the ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ market continues to grow to $1.5 trillion worldwide1, Spotii has selected Mastercard as its exclusive payments BNPL partner in the region. The partnership will offer millions of consumers across the region flexible installment payment options with zero additional cost or hidden fees through the web, in-store or the Spotii app. Spotii provides shoppers with the ability to Shop Now Pay Later with absolutely no cost or hidden fees. The goal is to support the regions ecommerce ecosystem and provide…

Ajman Pay awarded “Best Government Payments Experience ” by Seamless Middle East 2020

مسودة تلقائية

Ajman, UAE: 17 November 2020 Ajman Pay, the smart digital payment portal launched by Ajman’s Department of Finance, has been awarded with the “Best Government Payments Experience” award by Seamless Awards 2020, the leading award-giving body for the payments, ecommerce and retail industry, which came as a recognition of the Department’s efforts in transforming its payment offerings by using forward-thinking technology that enhances ease-of-use, effectiveness, speed and elevates the overall citizen payment experience. It also comes as part of the Department’s goal to be the smartest and most secure payment…

Technology to transform MENA leisure attractions industry with US$350 billion investment as LEA Conference takes off

تقنية لتحويل صناعة مناطق الجذب الترفيهية

Middle East North Africa Leisure Attractions Council (MENALAC) says the region’s leisure tourism sector is showing signs of recovery as it organises the LEA Conference and Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 10th November 2020 International arrivals reached 110.5 million in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, generating US$121.5 billion tourism revenues in 2018, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Tourism receipts reached US$21.39 billion from 21.28 million visitors in the UAE in 2018, UNWTO said; The Middle East has seen the development of leisure entertainment…

Meezan Bank inks deal with BPC Banking Technologies

بنك ميزان يتعاقد مع شركة “بي بي سي بانكينج تكنولوجيز”

to accommodate Pakistan’s digital payments boom Pakistan’s largest Islamic bank kicks off its digital transformation programme with the upgrade of its legacy payment platform Partnership will also see BPC combat the growing threat of Enterprise Fraud and will help Meezan Bank establish its merchant acquiring business Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 27th October 2020 – BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of digital payment solutions, has partnered with Pakistan’s Meezan Bank to deliver its digital transformation agenda starting with the upgrade of its payment infrastructure. BPC’s SmartVista platform has been…

RAKBANK partners with the Ministry of Finance

بنك رأس الخيمة الوطني يتعاون مع وزارة المالية

 to become one of the partnering banks of the new eDirham payment gateway United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2020: The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (RAKBANK) and the Ministry of Finance are proud to present the third generation of eDirham, cashless payment platform that empowers users to make transactions easily as it is a seamless, convenient and secure medium that focuses on immersing digital transactions across the country for the government sector. RAKBANK is one of the partnering banks of the eDirham payment scheme as an eDirham acquiring bank…

IKEA introduces “Click & Collect” service for safe and contactless shopping

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 13th October, 2020:  In line with the growing demand for contactless shopping and digital payment solutions amongst consumers, the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA, has just introduced a new service, “Click & Collect”. This service allows its customers across the country to collect their online purchases conveniently from the comfort of their cars. “Click & Collect” is a feature which shoppers can benefit from by following three simple steps after placing their order online: Firstly, Choosing their preferred collection time and place.  Secondly, receiving…

HUAWEI now offers safe and contactless digital payment options  with the launch of Mondia Pay on HMS in the MEA Region

هواوي تقدم خيارات دفع رقمية غير تلامسية آمنة

\The new partnership with Mondia Pay will increase reach in countries across Africa and the Middle East including Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria  Huawei, in cooperation with digital payment entity, Mondia Pay, now offers Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB), for seamless, contactless payments for users in the MEA region through HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS). Mondia Pay is a leader in the digital payment space and provides a simple, fast and secure way for consumers to pay for services using their mobile phone. Huawei has been working closely with Mondia Pay,…