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EMV cards debut to aid m-pesa in SA

January 20, 2015 12:45 pm4,186 comments
Vodacom mpesa

JOHANNESBURG – GEMALTO, the world leader in digital security, has announced the deployment of prepaid Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV-compliant […]

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Smartcard manufacturing plant opens in Lagos

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Europay, MasterCard and Visa

ABUJA – THE first world-class Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV)-certified smartcard manufacturing plant in Sub-Sahara has been commissioned in Lagos. A brainchild of Africa SecureID, a pioneering indigenous company in the smart card supply and personalisation space that is 100 percent Nigerian owned with a 95percent Nigerian workforce, it has […]

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Data availability to take centre stage in 2015

January 19, 2015 2:00 pm0 comments
Data

JOHANNESBURG – DEMAND and for always-on availability of data and apps will intensify in 2015, a technology firm has projected. Veeam Software said this was because of the owing to the Internet of Things, data volumes ballooning, cloud adoption, and the growing need for endpoint protection. “The always-on business will […]

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