JCB and Middle East and Africa electronic payments processor, Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) inked a deal for JCB card acceptance at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including all of the company’s point of sale (POS) terminals in the country.
The agreement between EMP and JCBI will see EMP provide merchant acquiring services for JCB cards in Jordan. EMP already works with more than 130 banks and 30,000 retailers in the region, providing a range of payments services, such as merchant acquiring, card issuing and network processing, across 45 countries in the Middle East and Africa. As of today JCB cardmembers will be able to pay using their card at any location that has an EMP POS terminal which accepts all the various cards payments in Jordan.
Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) covers all elements of the payments value chain, from issuing, acquiring and switching, through to card procurement and personalization. It also covers all major channels, being card, mobile and Internet. EMP is currently partner to over 130 banks and 30,000 retailers across 45 countries in the MEA. The company also offers a full range of eGovernment solutions. EMP offices are located in Cairo, Egypt; Amman, Jordan; Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya; Dubai, UAE; Accra, Ghana; Port Louis, Mauritius; Luanda, Angola; Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.
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