USING AGENT-CENTRIC DESIGN TO ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES
London and Lagos, 26 November 2013: BeyondBranches has implemented its Duka Platform in association with Quickteller (a value added service platform provided by Interswitch, the largest integrated payment processing service provider in Nigeria) and has created standardized processes for a robust, secure and scalable network. Banks, mobile money operators and other entities can leverage the BeyondBranches Network to offer branchless services to their customers.
Agents are identified, vetted and trained to use the service on their internet-enabled mobile handset. Once they pass a quality control test, agents are allowed to advertise BeyondBranches services. Anyone in the local community can use cash to pay over 100 different types of bills, pay to charity, buy tickets and airtime through the network of approved agents.
Using this approach, BeyondBranches...