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July 25, 2017

Worldline, Total partner with InTouch to enhance digital payments in Africa

Worldline, a pan European card acquirer and e-payment services firm, and oil and gas company Total have signed an agreement with African fintech InTouch to support the deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in eight African countries.

The eight countries are: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, the Republic of Guinea and Senegal.

Guichet Unique offers retail networks a customer-friendly device that helps them to securely and seamlessly accept all means of payment, such as mobile money, payments through private label cards and cash.

The solution also assists in distributing third party services, such as subscriptions to media content, bill payment, money transfer, card top-up, banking and insurance.

As per terms of the agreements, Total and Worldline will fund the first phase of deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in the above-mentioned eight countries and become shareholders in InTouch, together with its founder, Omar Cissé.

Subsequently, Total will implement the Guichet Unique solution in its service station network in these eight countries, with possible further deployment in another 30 African and Middle Eastern countries.

InTouch has planned to deploy the solution in over 5,000 retail network and independent points of sale in each of these countries.

Besides supporting InTouch through its payment expertise, Worldline will offer a secure and industrial hosting infrastructure to enable the pan-African deployment and run of Guichet Unique.

  1. News
  2. Company news
July 25, 2017

Worldline, Total partner with InTouch to enhance digital payments in Africa

Worldline, a pan European card acquirer and e-payment services firm, and oil and gas company Total have signed an agreement with African fintech InTouch to support the deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in eight African countries.

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The eight countries are: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, the Republic of Guinea and Senegal.

Guichet Unique offers retail networks a customer-friendly device that helps them to securely and seamlessly accept all means of payment, such as mobile money, payments through private label cards and cash.

The solution also assists in distributing third party services, such as subscriptions to media content, bill payment, money transfer, card top-up, banking and insurance.

As per terms of the agreements, Total and Worldline will fund the first phase of deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in the above-mentioned eight countries and become shareholders in InTouch, together with its founder, Omar Cissé.

Subsequently, Total will implement the Guichet Unique solution in its service station network in these eight countries, with possible further deployment in another 30 African and Middle Eastern countries.

InTouch has planned to deploy the solution in over 5,000 retail network and independent points of sale in each of these countries.

Besides supporting InTouch through its payment expertise, Worldline will offer a secure and industrial hosting infrastructure to enable the pan-African deployment and run of Guichet Unique.

Free Whitepaper
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Never Trust, Always Verify: Is Zero Trust the Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity?

Cyberattacks continue to rise every year and no sector seems to be immune. Hackers target sensitive information such as organizational, client, and financial data, as well as intellectual property (IP) and proprietary functions. As digital transformation becomes a top priority for many organizations, traditional perimeter-based security models are no longer sufficient to address the growing cybersecurity concerns. Against the backdrop, enterprises explore zero trust as it takes a micro-level approach to authenticate and approve access at every point within a network. Reasons to read: The cybersecurity landscape is swiftly changing, and businesses need more awareness to meet the evolving change. The report highlights the current state of play and the future potential of the zero trust approach in cybersecurity to protect critical digital infrastructure of enterprises across sectors such as financial services, healthcare, telecom, and transportation, among others. Read our report and gather insights on the following topics:
  • Traditional vs zero trust protection
  • Key advantages and solution providers
  • Major industries and key players
  • Drivers and challenges
  • Top funded startups and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Implementation challenges
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