Cairo, Egypt – 30 March 2016 – Cequens, MEA’s largest SMS provider, announced today that it will extend its world-class SMS messaging services to the Electronic and Mobile Payments in the Arab World Conference as Official SMS Sponsor. The event is organized by Arab Advisors Group and will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman, Jordan on 4 April 2016.
Under the terms of the partnership, Cequens will power the conference with SMS text messaging to share important agenda updates and notifications with registered participants. Cequens CTO, Ahmed Shabrawy and VP Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, Omar Ali will attend the event.
“We already rolled out a payment integration module in our messaging platform and we’re looking forward to expanding our payment solutions and offerings in 2016” said Omar Ali, Cequens VP of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships. “With current clients like Network International, MoneyGram and several leading financial institutions in the Middle East, we are looking forward to becoming a key regional player in the mobile payments industry” he continued.
Now in its second year and with confirmed speakers from GSMA, MasterCard, and Visa, the Electronic and Mobile Payments in the Arab World Conference will be pivotal to advancing mobile payments in the Middle East. Ahmed Shabrawy, Cequens CTO highlighted the importance of security to the mobile payment industry “Security is the first priority when dealing with the financial industry. Our entire messaging platform and architecture are PCI/DSS compliant and engineered at the core on four levels of security at the application, content, interface, and data center layers.”
Cequens Messaging empowers enterprises and OTTs with A2P bulk SMS text messaging, verification, and OTP services with direct connections to over 1.2 Billion Middle East and Africa (MEA) mobile subscribers. The Cequens mobile messaging platform, powered by our proprietary technology, is PCI/DSS compliant, fully cloud-based, and boasts several security and performance features that ensure carrier-grade availability and reachability to every mobile anywhere in the world. Cequens is a GSMA member and serves its 5000+ clients from offices all over the world. For more info cequens.com/sms
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