GlobalPlatform, the organisation which standardises the management of applications on secure chip technology, has welcomed Mahindra Comviva as its newest member.
“Mahindra Comviva firmly believes that there will be an augmented demand for adoption of technologies, like near field communication (NFC), that empower consumers to make payments with a simple tap through their mobile phones,” comments Srinivas Nidugondi, Senior VP and Head of Mobile Financial Solutions at Mahindra Comviva. “Our focus on innovation and the creation of a safe, secure and convenient environment to provide instant electronic transactions at any time, and from anywhere, has established our strong position in the mobile financial space. We are confident that our expertise will offer value to GlobalPlatform’s excellent work as it drives adoption of electronic transactions on mobile devices, reducing dependency on other form factors. Thus, we are delighted to confirm our membership as we share the same objectives and goals.”
Kevin Gillick, Executive Director at GlobalPlatform, concludes: “With the mobile payment services ecosystem rapidly evolving, it’s great to have companies like Mahindra Comviva on board. We look forward to its participation in the Mobile Task Force as we accelerate the establishment of a stable and interoperable mobile ecosystem.”
Mahindra Comviva is among the top 3 mobile financial technology providers across the globe processing over 20 billion USD in payment flows, handling millions of transactions every day and serving over 700 million consumers globally. As an Observer Member, Mahindra Comviva will take a keen interest in the activities of the GlobalPlatform Advisory Council and the Mobile Task Force. This group works to understand the business requirements of the secure mobile services ecosystem and aims to ensure an agreed and workable application management infrastructure is established.
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