Strategic partnership will enable contactless payments via HUAWEI devices on networks across Africa and the Middle East, including Egypt, South Africa, and Tunisia
Dubai, UAE, 11 April 2021: Huawei Mobile Services has teamed up with Mondia Pay, a digital payments company, to roll out seamless and contactless payments solutions for mobile network operators. Since the commencement of the partnership in September 2020, demand for the implementation of Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB) for seamless, contactless payments for mobile users in the MEA region has grown.
Mondia Pay’s direct carrier billing service integration was launched with Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat UAE. During this quarter the following operators – Ufone Pakistan, Cell C South Africa, Orange Tunisia and Ooredoo Algeria – will go live with the DCB service, following the testing phase.
As a DCB services for consumers, Mondia Pay is available on HUAWEI AppGallery, to facilitate online payments. Subscribers can also now use DCB to access apps on HUAWEI AppGallery, which expands their access to top local and global apps.
Mondia Pay, Mondia’s digital payment entity, processes well over 2.1 billion monthly transactions globally, and provides a seamless and secure way for consumers to pay for services using their mobile phone.
“We are extremely proud of our continued partnership with Huawei, and the efforts to enable customers across the continent to benefit from Mondia Pay’s fully integrated digital payment technology to make frictionless payments in a fast, safe and secure manner. We also support the continuous efforts taken towards the transition to cashless societies, which has gained significant traction in the past 12 months,” said Simon Rahmann, CEO of Mondia Pay.
Huawei Mobile Services’ partnership with Mondia Pay underpins its commitment to supporting developers in the MEA region. Through the strategic partnership, global developers can benefit from the continued increase of DCB coverage and IAP (in-app-purchases) kit capabilities.
Adam Xiao, Managing Director, HMS and Consumer Cloud Service, Huawei Consumer Business Group MEA, said: “We’re excited to strengthen our partnership with Mondia Pay, and bring our users across the MEA region more payment options. With this, we continue to enhance our ongoing commitment to enabling local and global developers to seamlessly offer their services to millions of more people in the MEA region.”
About Huawei Consumer BG
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population. Fourteen R&D centres have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on over 32 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.
For more information please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com
About Mondia (mondia.com)
Mondia is a leading mobile commerce company, dedicated to connecting, digitalising and monetising mobile consumers. Mondia provides access to over 1.5bn consumers through more than 84 mobile operators across 60 countries. As a global leader, Mondia has deep insight into where the markets are headed and has the expertise to leverage best-in-breed technologies to solve business challenges while enabling the ultimate end-user experience.
In addition to creating personalised digital experiences through its content-agnostic platform, Mondia’s advertising agency is geared to drive and manage user acquisition throughout the full customer lifecycle journey. Continuously driven by innovation, Mondia Labs, Mondia’s innovation hub, is driving entry into new sectors like health and creating disruptive products such as Monsooq.
With offices in 19 locations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Mondia is committed to digitalise the globe through its distinctive technology, strategic partnerships and extensive network and global coverage.
Mondia services are also available in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Pakistan through mondia.cell.
About Mondia Pay
Mondia provides access to over 1.5bn consumers through more than 84 mobile operators in over 60 countries around the globe via the Mondia Pay’s carrier billing platform.
Mondia Pay is Mondia’s digital payment entity and processes well over 2.1 billion transactions monthly. Mondia Pay offers unparalleled reach for the world’s most recognised brands and merchants, while ensuring that global direct carrier billing and digital payment solutions are made simpler and easier. Mondia Pay connects premium merchants such as Deezer, PubG, OSN, Huawei, LaLiga and hundreds of smaller merchants to new audiences across the many markets they operate in. Mondia Pay provides a state-of-the-art, own-built next-generation platform which allows for a single API integration at speed. Mondia Pay also facilitates the seamless acquisition and end-to-end lifecycle management of subscribers.
For more information please visit: http://www.mondia.com/
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