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May 11, 2015

EMP starts accepting JCB cards across Jordan

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), an electronic payments processing provider in the Middle East and Africa, has started accepting JCB card at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including its point of sale (POS) terminals.

By Verdict Staff

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), an electronic payments processing provider in the Middle East and Africa, has started accepting JCB card at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including its point of sale (POS) terminals.

Under the deal, EMP will provide merchant acquiring services for JCB cards in Jordan.

The agreement will enable JCB cardmembers to pay using their card at any location that has an EMP POS terminal that accepts all the various cards payments in Jordan.

EMP executive chairman Paul Edwards said: "EMP is delighted to be working with JCBI as it expands its global range of cards into the Middle East and Africa."

EMP Jordan CEO Hassan Mayassi said: "Accepting payment cards attracts customers, increases sales, improves customer satisfaction and reduces cash costs. EMP’s partnership with JCBI will bring significant advantages for our merchant acquiring business, and will also allow us to offer customers in the region more benefits on card payments."

JCBI deputy president Kimihisa Imada said: "Our partnership with EMP will ensure that our cardmembers are able to use the JCB cards at all merchant locations that have EMP POS within the country."

EMP, which works with more than 130 banks and 30,000 retailers in the region, offers a range of payments services, such as merchant acquiring, card issuing and network processing, across 45 countries in the Middle East and Africa.

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May 11, 2015updated 04 Apr 2017 4:03pm

EMP starts accepting JCB cards across Jordan

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), an electronic payments processing provider in the Middle East and Africa, has started accepting JCB card at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including its point of sale (POS) terminals.

By Verdict Staff

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), an electronic payments processing provider in the Middle East and Africa, has started accepting JCB card at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including its point of sale (POS) terminals.

Under the deal, EMP will provide merchant acquiring services for JCB cards in Jordan.

The agreement will enable JCB cardmembers to pay using their card at any location that has an EMP POS terminal that accepts all the various cards payments in Jordan.

EMP executive chairman Paul Edwards said: "EMP is delighted to be working with JCBI as it expands its global range of cards into the Middle East and Africa."

EMP Jordan CEO Hassan Mayassi said: "Accepting payment cards attracts customers, increases sales, improves customer satisfaction and reduces cash costs. EMP’s partnership with JCBI will bring significant advantages for our merchant acquiring business, and will also allow us to offer customers in the region more benefits on card payments."

JCBI deputy president Kimihisa Imada said: "Our partnership with EMP will ensure that our cardmembers are able to use the JCB cards at all merchant locations that have EMP POS within the country."

EMP, which works with more than 130 banks and 30,000 retailers in the region, offers a range of payments services, such as merchant acquiring, card issuing and network processing, across 45 countries in the Middle East and Africa.

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