InComm Debuts Prepaid Products in South Africa

Partnership with Flash and Pepkor Group will feature content, gaming, streaming, and ride-hailing gift cards to millions of customers

March 5, 2020

ATLANTA – InComm, a leading payments technology company, today announced that it has partnered with Flash, South Africa’s leading payments transaction integrator, and Pepkor Group, to launch prepaid products in South Africa.

Currently, Flash offers a wide range of innovative solutions that give businesses and their customers the freedom to transact safely and conveniently. InComm will enhance Flash’s partners’ product offerings through the addition of prepaid products, including products for content, gaming, streaming, and ride-hailing.

Having built the largest informal retail network in Africa, featuring seamless integration across multiple technology platforms and channels, Flash will be InComm’s exclusive distribution partner in South Africa. Through Flash’s informal retail network – which includes small independent merchants – InComm’s prepaid products will be available in every region across South Africa, potentially serving tens of millions of customers per month. 

InComm’s prepaid products will also be offered at Pepkor retailers, the largest non-grocery retail group in South Africa. The retail conglomerate, which boasts more than 4,000 stores across South Africa, focuses on the value market, selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles.

“We couldn’t be prouder of this milestone: launching in South Africa with the country’s main retail distribution partner,” said Simon Osgood, InComm’s Senior Vice President for EMEA and Russia. “There’s huge potential for all the products we’ll be offering, especially the adoption of gaming products for a population that is experiencing double-digit annual growth in online gaming.”

 


 

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About InComm

By building more value into every transaction through innovative payment technologies, InComm creates seamless and valuable commerce experiences. InComm’s unique products and services – which range from gift card malls to enhanced payment platforms – connect companies across a wide range of industries including retail, healthcare, tolling & transit, incentives and financial services to an ever-expanding consumer base. With more than 25 years of experience, over 500,000 points of distribution, 386 global patents and a presence in more than 30 countries, InComm leads the payments industry from its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Learn more at www.InComm.com.

 

 

About Flash

Flash provides innovative point-of-sale technology and business support to retail locations and entrepreneurs, primarily in the informal market. 


By providing business owners with the means to sell value added services to their customers, we create touch points for virtual products in informal communities. This represents an opportunity for people to save time and money they would otherwise be spending on transport. 

 

With hundreds of thousands of physical locations, our network is the largest of its kind in Africa. Our footprint means a Flash enabled shop is almost always within walking distance and offers uniquely broad product options, increasing foot traffic and profits for shop owners.  
 

 

 

Media Contacts:

Nilce Piccinini
Sr.  Communications Manager
InComm
404-935-0377
npiccinini@incomm.com

 

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