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Companies Reach Agreement for Tap-to-Pay Program

VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa, part of the Bharti Airtel Group, announced that they had reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across their 17 operating companies in Africa. “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 utilizing Tap n Pay,” commented Chidi Okpala, Director & Head of Airtel Money - Africa, in a press release. “With this solution, we will be at the forefront of efforts to transform payments systems within the public mass transit and retail sectors in Africa,” he added.

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