Symbian Authors: Jack Newton, Kevin Benedict, Matthew Lobas, Shelly Palmer, RealWire News Distribution

News Feed Item

Creova and Viamobile Partner With Fransabank Sal to Launch Simba®, an Innovative Mobile Money Solution in Lebanon

PARIS, November 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Creova (http://www.creova.com), a leader in developing Mobile Money solutions, and their partner Viamobile, a pioneering mobile money service provider in the Middle East region, have announced the launch of Simba®, a mobile wallet solution.

Simba® is being launched for the first time in Lebanon by Fransabank Sal, one of Lebanon's leading banks.

Viamobile is building through Simba® an ecosystem with a platform that offers mobile banking and mobile payment solutions in Lebanon and the region.

Simba® is a mobile wallet with a set of functionalities such as person-to-person money transfer, mobile phone top-up with all the operators, internet top-up, Parking Fine payment and Wedding List payment as well as various banking services, in addition to payments to merchants.

"Mobile Money is driving a disruptive shift in customer interaction, thereby accelerating the replacement of cash and bringing new products and payment means to consumers and merchants. In light of these developments worldwide, Creova is delighted and thrilled to partner with one of the most renowned and reputable banks in Lebanon and the best partner we could have hoped for in the Lebanese market," said Ramzi El-Fekih, CEO of Creova.

Karim El Khoury, CEO of Viamobile Lebanon, eyes the mobile payment industry as the natural evolution of payment systems as it offers the convenience and speed needed to effect payments in today's global world. With Creova being the technology partner, Karim believes Simba® will take a giant leap forward and position itself as a market leader in the payment arena.

Nabil Kassar, Secretary General of Fransabank, the first bank to launch the product in Lebanon, commented: "The high penetration of mobile phones along with continuous advances in technology, have brought about an unprecedented opportunity to offer economical and truly innovative mobile payment and banking services. Through Simba®, Fransabank will be offering all its clients a service that combines efficiency, convenience, optimal security and confidence at the most economic terms and conditions."

About Creova

Founded in 2008, Creova is a provider of Mobile Money solutions for mobile payment systems. Creova's solutions can be used by financial institutions, mobile operators, e/m-commerce providers and merchants for their customers.

Creova develops innovative, secure, high performance and easy to use technological solutions, allowing its customers to ensure optimal financial transactions through mobile devices with or without an Internet environment. Creova provides its customers with the ability to deliver mobile payment services, person-to-person transfer, bank account transfer, loan reimbursement, bill payment and mobile top-up, helping companies increase customer reach by providing access for all mobile phone users.

Creova is a French company, based in Paris, and present in the US, Italy, Lebanon and Tunisia where it has some R&D and marketing operations.

For further information, please contact: [email protected]

About Viamobile

Viamobile provides mobile payment solutions using the most innovative technologies. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Beirut.

Viamobile teams up with some of the world leaders in the domain of mobile payment platforms' development.

Viamobile customized mobile payment solutions cater to both corporate and retail customers.  All solutions are: user-friendly, modular, and secure.

On a corporate level, Viamobile solutions make it possible for partners (banks, retailers and main market players) to offer mobile money services to their clients by integrating their offering into our user-friendly platforms and building tailor-made services that facilitate financial transactions.

For retail customers (any mobile phone holder), Viamobile solutions allow them to purchase goods, pay for a multitude of services, and conduct banking transactions with affiliated banks conveniently and securely.

About Fransabank Sal

A leading financial and universal banking player, Fransabank Group offers sophisticated and tailored retail, commercial, corporate, investment and international banking products that meet the evolving needs of the societies it serves, through its 143 branches in 8 countries across the world, namely in Lebanon, France, Algeria, Syria, Belarus, Cyprus, Sudan, and Libya (and shortly in Iraq).

Forth-largest bank in Lebanon, Fransabank ranks first in terms of local branch network with 110 branches across the country. This is in addition to a total of eleven Banking and Non-Banking Subsidiaries and Associates in the same market. Celebrating this year over 9 decades of financial legacy in its motherland, Fransabank Group succeeded in positioning itself as a forward-looking, trustworthy, dynamic, innovative, creative, and socially responsible leading financial group.

For further information, please contact:

Mr Emmanuel Paul
Tel.: +33-1-43900508
Fax: +33-1-77627156
Email: [email protected]

Mr Karim El-Khoury
Tel.: +961-1-428628
Fax: +961-1-424671
Email: [email protected]

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
The standardization of container runtimes and images has sparked the creation of an almost overwhelming number of new open source projects that build on and otherwise work with these specifications. Of course, there's Kubernetes, which orchestrates and manages collections of containers. It was one of the first and best-known examples of projects that make containers truly useful for production use. However, more recently, the container ecosystem has truly exploded. A service mesh like Istio addr...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
DevOpsSummit New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of bus...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO. ICOHOLDER give you detailed information and help the community to invest in the trusty projects. Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO has opened its Call for Papers. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO also offers s...
DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
The IoT Will Grow: In what might be the most obvious prediction of the decade, the IoT will continue to expand next year, with more and more devices coming online every single day. What isn’t so obvious about this prediction: where that growth will occur. The retail, healthcare, and industrial/supply chain industries will likely see the greatest growth. Forrester Research has predicted the IoT will become “the backbone” of customer value as it continues to grow. It is no surprise that retail is ...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO" has announced that its Call for Papers is now open. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expe...
Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo have announced the conference tracks for Cloud Expo 2018. Cloud Expo will be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, and November 6-8, 2018, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DX Expo within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive ov...