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LinQpay becomes a Member of the Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA)

05-20-2008 05:12 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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LinQpay Inc., a leading Mobile Payment Services provider, announced today it has become a full member of the Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA).

LinQpay joins members such as Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and ABSA Bank in ensuring and setting standards for wireless services for consumers. WASPA, the governing body for wireless application service providers across South Africa, ensures that members adhere to the code of conduct for operators and protects consumers against bad practices. WASPA’s mission is to provide a non-profit forum in which members can address issues of common interest and interface with industry stakeholders, network operators, government and regulatory organizations, both locally and internationally so that end-users receive world-class service and industry participants earn a fair return on their investments.

“Membership of WASPA is vital to ensure the integrity of wireless services delivered to consumers” says Brandon Sandiford, Chief Operating Officer of LinQpay, “By joining WASPA, LinQpay is at the cutting edge of wireless development standards that will impact on services to our customers”.

“With consumers having a better understanding of their rights regarding privacy and electronic communications, it has become important for proactive compliance management.” says Sandiford. “LinQpay offers a variety of mobile payment services which places credit card processing capability onto business owners’ mobile phones, ensuring transaction security and operational integrity are a high priority”.

LinQpay is the first mobile payment provider in South Africa to achieve global Visa/MasterCard PCI security compliance certification, WASPA membership and registration with the Payment Association of South Africa (PASA) as both a Systems Operator and Beneficiary Payment Provider. LinQpay’s commitment to security for our clients is unparalleled.

LinQpay
San Diego CA/Johannesburg South Africa
James Byler
888.490.8222 ext. 271
james.byler@linqpay.com

About LinQpay
LinQpay is a global leader in Global Payment Services and Mobile Phone based Payments with services in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. LinQpay offers two complementary services: Global LinQ, which specializes in processing various payment methods in multi-currencies and Mobile LinQ, which processes electronic payments originating from any mobile phone. www.linqpay.com

About WASPA
The Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) was launched in 2004 in South Africa with the full support of the three network operators: Cell C, MTN and Vodacom. WASPA’s mission is to provide a non-profit forum in which members can address issues of common interest and interface with industry stakeholders, network operators, government and regulatory organizations, both locally and internationally so that end-users receive world-class service and industry participants earn a fair return on their investments.

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