MER to showcase new and expanded solution portfolio at AfricaCom 2013

MER GroupMER Group will display its latest solution portfolio from its newly established Telecom Division will be showcased at AfricaCom 2013

MER, which provides digital communication infrastructure solutions for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), said the portfolio is designed to address critical MNO needs in the rapidly evolving digital economy.

The company’s new solutions include: Mobile FinaGate, a Mobile Finance Services (MFS) solution with dedicated money capabilities; m-Power, an end-to-end Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) enablement solution for MVNOs, MNOs and Systems Integrators (SIs); CrossTalk, a Machine to Machine (M2M) solution for a range of market verticals and applications; a Near Field Communication (NFC) solution for contactless payments; and a smart ticketing solution for public transport.

Oz Ovady, CEO of the Telecom Division at MER Group said, “Rather than focusing on issues, we are focusing on the growth opportunities in the telecom industry. This growth revolves around the increase in data consumption and the ubiquity of the mobile device.

“Consumers are deriving more value from features, functionality and applications. Consequently, we have designed our portfolio to support MNOs in securing a leading position in the digital economy ecosystem,” he added.

MER said the new portfolio, together with the Telecom Division’s existing infrastructure and fibre solutions combined with the group's security and CleanTech solutions, provide national and local governments with comprehensive, robust and interconnected solutions designed to optimise urban systems for future growth in a new economic environment.

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