i2c Partners with Ooredoo to Launch Digital-First Payment Initiatives in Qatar
Global technology leaders partner to accelerate digital payments adoption by launching a suite of modern prepaid and contactless payments products
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – December 14, 2021 – i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced its partnership with Ooredoo, a global leader in telecommunications. By leveraging i2c’s agile payments technology, Ooredoo will launch modern payment solutions for their users in Qatar, including digital-first prepaid cards and mobile wallets.
Through this partnership, i2c will enable Ooredoo to issue physical and digital Visa prepaid cards, allowing users to access tap-to-pay or QR-powered payments at the point of sale, among other contactless payment functionalities.
“Our mission is to enrich the lives of our customers by providing seamless connectivity and enhanced digital experiences,” said Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Thani, CEO at Ooredoo. “We’re proud to partner with i2c to achieve this vision, and to have access to their deep domain expertise within the global payments landscape, as we enable next-generation payment experiences in Qatar.”
“We are thrilled to enable Ooredoo’s digital-first payment initiatives in Qatar, as the company works to expand the payment possibilities for the country,” said Amir Wain, founder and CEO of i2c. “Our single-code platform was designed to remove the friction in everyday payments, with faster time to market and unprecedented reliability, and we’re excited to bring these elements to the Ooredoo partnership.”
Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks. Ooredoo generated revenues of QAR 29 billion as of 31 December 2020. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
About i2c Inc.
i2c is a global provider of highly-configurable payment and banking solutions. Using i2c's proprietary "building block" technology, clients can easily create and manage a comprehensive set of solutions for credit, debit, prepaid, lending and more, quickly and cost-effectively. i2c delivers unparalleled flexibility, agility, security and reliability from a single global SaaS platform. Founded in 2001, and headquartered in Silicon Valley, i2c's next-generation technology supports millions of users in more than 200 countries/ territories and across all time zones.
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