xpWallet partners with Mfollo Africa to provide USSD short code service for mobile wallet operators
xpWallet adds USSD service for its Mobile wallet Operators in Africa
New Delhi, February 18, 2013: xpWallet, an emerging mobile wallet solution provider, today announced its partnership with Mfollo Africa, one of the leading providers of USSD short code services in Africa, helping mobile wallet operators get USSD short code service in 16 countries of Africa.
This partnership will extend xpWallet network and help provide USSD short code service for mobile wallet services to telcos, banks and merchants in 16 African countries: Burundi, Tanzania, Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Burkina Faso, and Zambia.
In addition, with the availability of USSD short codes services, xpWallet enables all other types of users like bank, merchants and PSP to launch their own mobile wallet even without the collaborating with telcos. The addition of short code service allows xpWallet greatly empower mobile wallet operators to offer their customers make micro-payments.
"The implementation of this partner program will enable us to further expand our mobile wallet solution availability across the region," Says Rohtas Chhabra, Vice President, Product & Technology, xpWallet. "Our strategic partnership with Mfollo Africa will be of great value in meeting requirement of our clients for Short Code services and xpWallet looks forward to meeting the growing usage of mobile money services to millions around the world."
"This partnership opens up a bilateral value addition to both xpWallet and Mfollo Africa's customers and end users," says Billy Ayodo, CEO - Mfollo Africa. "Opening up Africa's unique requirements to the rest of the world is a key to scaling different mobile technologies to Africa and Mfollo Africa is proud to open up the door with the partnership with xpWallet."
About Mfollo Africa (www.mfolloafrica.com):
Mfollo Africa is a company that provides software platform where small to large organizations and institutions host USSD and SMS applications that can be accessed by the general public or authorized individuals. Being the first to offer such a platform in the world Mfollo aims to provide a new way of doing business for all organization no matter the size or scope Mfollo aims at making having Mobile phone service as vital as having a website.
About xpWallet (www.xpwallet.com):
xpWallet is an emerging next generation mobile wallet products and solution provider that offers a complete end-to-end mWallet solutions suitable for telcos, banks, financial institutions or companie. The company, with its Next Generation mWallet products and mobile wallet payment solutions, focuses on delivering software to financial institutions and payment processors in Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.