30 Oct '18 SmartPesa launches agency banking solutions with NetPlusDotCom in Nigeria
Singapore, 30 October 2018 – SmartPesa, a specialised payments and agency banking technology solutions provider based in Singapore, today announced its partnership with Nigerian e-commerce and e-payments company NetPlusDotCom to launch its cutting-edge payments gateway in Nigeria.
Working with leading point-of-sale (POS) terminal provider BBPOS, SmartPesa introduced its end-to-end agency banking solutions in Nigeria to provide acquiring merchants with a smoother payment experience, simplified transaction processing and detailed reconciliation reports.
NetPlusDotCom has entered the market with mPOS Bluetooth WisePad2 and desktop Standalone miniPOS WisePad2 Plus terminals, which support full chip-and-pin (Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, Verve) and contactless (payWave, payPass) payment acceptance. The accompanying mobile application is used to review transaction history, accept payments, perform refunds, complete customer balance inquiries, and allow for cash advances. NetPlusDotCom is formally certified by the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc to deploy the cost-effective and compliant EMV terminals.
SmartPesa enables NetPlusDotCom to expand its offering from purely online e-commerce, establishing its presence as a market-leading service provider in the brick-and-mortar merchant market.
As the market leader in next-generation point-of-sale (POS) solutions, SmartPesa works closely with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to bring payments and agency banking to businesses across Southeast Asia and Africa. With a presence in five countries and powering transactions for over 10,000 SMEs, SmartPesa’s regulatory and standards compliant software-as-a-service delivers a range of transaction banking services to merchants in a fast-changing payments landscape.
“SmartPesa’s partnership with NetPlusDotCom is in line with our strategic direction of working with leading companies to bring the best payments technology and solutions to both emerging and developed markets,” said Barry Levett, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of SmartPesa. “We are delighted to introduce our modern solutions to Nigeria to make payment processing more efficient for merchants and their customers.”
“NetPlusDotCom is excited to be working with SmartPesa and leveraging their technology to broaden our footprint into the brick-and-mortar merchant market. Our expertise in software development, digital advancements and business strategy to solve real business problems is all about creating value and accelerating the growth and profitability for businesses,” said Wole Faroun, Managing Director, NetPlusDotCom.
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SmartPesa is a specialised payments and agency banking technology solutions provider. Headquartered in Singapore, SmartPesa has customers and partners across South-East Asia and Africa. SmartPesa’s expert team develops innovative point-of-sale (miniPOS, mPOS, Android POS) and last mile agency banking solutions (miniATM and eKYC) to meet the needs of emerging and developed markets. More than 10,000 business owners trust SmartPesa solutions. SmartPesa’s regulatory and standards compliant software-as-a-service delivers a range of transaction banking services to merchants in a fast changing payments landscape. The intelligent gateway can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud and supports international and local debit and credit cards, wallets, QRs and real-time API integrations.
Find out more at www.smartpesa.com.
NetPlusDotCom (Nigeria) Limited is a financial technology company focused on serving merchants by providing payments and eCommerce solutions. NetPlus collaborates with leading organizations to move from ideas to products, solving real global and emerging market problems. NetPlus also provide tools and digital payment solutions to help drive growth for hundreds of businesses connecting them with their customers.
Find out more at www.netplusdotcom.com