CallPay, PayU launch mPOS app in Turkey

Telephony card-based payments company CallPay on Tuesday announced a partnership with Naspers-owned PayU to launch a mobile payments app in Turkey.

The deal, which is aimed at providing existing and new PayU Turkey merchants with a secure solution to accept mobile payments, allows merchants to accept card payments on the fly using their smartphone and the PayU mPOS Application.

Making use of an application based card reader, PayU mPOS can process card transactions in multiple currencies and supports instalment sales in Turkey. Merchants can then email or SMS transaction receipts to their customers.

The companies said the application further supports multiple users and products whilst providing a reporting dashboard with GEO-Location of all transactions in Map view. PayU mPOS Application is available on both IOS and Android.

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PayU and CallPay say that that they plan to build on this agreement and are currently working together to launch a Consumer mPAY Application, enabling mobile payments for the consumer. The partnership will further see the launch of Callpay’s patent-pending call center payment solution throughout the market.

“We are looking forward to working with PayU to provide a comprehensive offering for Merchants across Turkey,” said Thomas van der Spuy, COO of Callpay. “PayU’s payment expertise is complemented by our own experience in secure payment products. This is a great opportunity for the two companies to join forces and offer merchant’s secure multi-channel payment solutions.”

“We are delighted to have such a forward-looking partner as Callpay,” said Emre Guzer, CEO of PayU Turkey: “PayU is excited to work with Callpay in deploying their unique payment solutions in the local market. Callpay’s range of innovative product offerings will provide PayU the opportunity to expand into new market verticals. We are looking forward to a relationship that ultimately adds more security and peace of mind for our customers.”



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