Posted on 01/19/2018 at 08:00

Wirecard launches processing services in Ukraine with Kyivstar

Wirecard launches processing services in Ukraine with Kyivstar

Kyivstar, VEON’s Group subsidiary, is the largest Ukrainian telecom operator

Wirecard, the leading specialist for digital financial technology, and Kyivstar, (VEON’s Group subsidiary in Ukraine) launched processing services, including real-time solutions, on the VEON platform in Ukraine. 

From now on, Wirecard will technically process the airtime top-up on the VEON platform in Ukraine meaning that local customers, including Kyivstar customers, will be able to upload and update their mobile payment accounts on-the-go within a few seconds.

Taras Gorkun, Head of Treasury and Mobile Financial Services at Kyivstar, states: “We are very proud that the VEON platform was launched in Ukraine recently, as it is a unique product for our customers. With Wirecard as a payment partner, we can offer our customers a state-of-the-art and real-time mobile payment experience with the possibility of registering a credit card and to top up their balance within seconds – a very important functionality for our prepaid customers – possible with one click.” 

Philippe Laranjeiro, Head of Sales Digital and Telecommunications at Wirecard, adds: “Easy mobile payments are essential in the fast-growing frontier markets. With our new airtime top-up solution, customers will be able to upload money and make payments more efficiently than ever before.”

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