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HUAWEI now offers safe and contactless digital payment options with launch of Mondia Payon HMS in MEA Region

HUAWEI now offers safe and contactless digital payment options with launch of Mondia Payon HMS in MEA Region

Huawei,in cooperation with digital payment entity, Mondia Pay, now offers Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB), for seamless, contactless payments for users in the MEA region through HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS).
Mondia Payis a leader in the digital payment space and provides a simple, fast and secure way for consumers to pay for services using their mobile phone. Huawei has been working closely with Mondia Pay, the MEA region’s top digital payments fintechcompany, as part of its commitment to supporting developers in the MEA region. This strategic partnership will allow for increased DCB coverage and IAP (In-App Purchase)kit capabilities for global developers.

As a result, Huawei and smartphone HONOR users in almost 20 countries including, Egypt, South Africa, Tunisia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Madagascar, Liberia,and Botswana,will be able to make cashless payments securely without the need for bank cards by downloading the app from Huawei’sApplication Store,AppGallery. In addition, Mondia Pay will also market Huawei’sgames content in Egypt.

The number of mobile internet subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa has quadrupled since the start of 2010 (World Bank Data) and, for many consumers, it's the only way they can get online.Withlowcredit card penetration rates in most markets, contactless, online payment solutions can reach wider audiences looking to consumedigital content.

“This new partnership with Huawei is an endorsement of Mondia Pay’sindustry expertise and deep routed knowledge of Africa. Customers across the continent will benefit from our fully integrated digital payment technology to make frictionlesspayments in a fast, safe and secure manner. We also support the natural progression towards cashless societies, fast-tracked by current affairs such as COVID-19,” said Simon Rahmann, CEO Mondia Pay.

Mondia Pay is available on Huawei’s AppGalleryas direct carrier billing and e-wallet services to facilitate online consumer payments. Huawei’s AppGallery allows users to explore the best local and global apps.

Adam Xiao, Managing Director, HMS and Consumer Cloud Service for Huawei Consumer Business Group MEA,said: “We welcome the opportunity to partner with Mondia Pay to provide our users across the MEA region with even more payment options. Mondia Pay allows for contactless payment without the need for bank cards in a safe and secure manner that protects the privacy of users. This partnership is part of Huawei’s ongoing commitment tomake it easier for local and global developers to offer their services to millions more people in the MEA region.”

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