Proxama partners with PrePay for mobile contactless payments

Proxama, an international marketing and payments company, has partnered with PrePay Solutions (PPS), to deliver mobile contactless payment solutions to PPS's customer base.

Proxama, an international marketing and payments company, has partnered with PrePay Solutions (PPS), to deliver mobile contactless payment solutions to PPS’s customer base.

Collectively managed by Edenred and MasterCard, PPS will work with the AIM-listed company to enable PPS’s customers to make contactless payments leveraging their mobile device, using Host Card Emulation (HCE), a software representation of a smart card.

The collaboration will enable retailer or financial services company to introduce their own branded mobile contactless payment programmes with value added services including mobile engagement and loyalty initiatives involving proximity marketing and voucher services.

Proxama founder and CEO Neil Garner said, "By combining our technologies and platforms, PPS and Proxama are delivering a genuine end-to-end service."

"Adding the very best [that] pre-paid services can offer to our own solutions, creates a unique offering that provides our customers and financial organisations with the best possible experience.

"This collaboration with PPS marks an important step forward for mobile engagement and will certainly help drive mobile contactless payments uptake," Garner added.

PPS provides services to customers in 22 nations across the globe and has more than 80 million payment cards under management.