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Network International Launches Tap on Phone Technology in the MENA Region

Around 500,000 new merchants across the MENA region will soon be able to take advantage of seamless and convenient virtual payment acceptance via Network International’s Tap on Phone tech, which enables smartphones to serve as payment terminals. The project represents a key milestone between Mastercard… Read More

Arab Monetary Fund Enters MoU with Mastercard to Facilitate Growth of Payments

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Per the terms of this MoU, Mastercard and Buna (the cross-border and multi-currency payment system owned by the AMF), will “seek strategic interoperability between their respective… Read More

Checkout.com Executives in the UAE Expect Digital Payments to Overtake Cash Usage due to Rise of E-Commerce

Mo Ali Yusuf, the VP at Checkout.com for the MENA and Asia Pacific region, notes that for anyone who has been living in the UAE for over 4 years, it’s clear to see that the digital payments are increasingly being adopted, instead of using cash… Read More

MENA Region Financial Hubs, the UAE and Qatar, Report Significant Increase in Digital Banking Activities during COVID-19

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading UAE-based financial institution, reports that it has experienced significantly increased levels of digital banking adoption across its retail and corporate services during H1 2020. As noted in a release, almost 60% of ADIB’s retail clients have been using… Read More

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