DPO Group, an established African digital payment company has recently introduced a new payment form allowing brokers to be paid via a USSD code by their consumers. It has been done in view to help brokers whose consumers can’t pay via online banking or a payment card. DPO Group accomplishes its objective of financial inclusion and economic development on the content by making merchants capable of making and accepting payments easily.
As USSD payments are powered by the robust and scalable payment offering of DPO, brokers will be able to serve more consumers by adjusting various payment methods. This will help brokers receive payment from different shoppers across Africa. DPO has come up with integrated payments technology with the objective to encourage all-sized businesses in over 20 countries. It will allow secured payment acceptance readily in all currencies, and through multiple payment methods that comprise mobile money, virtual cards, and e-wallets.
Chidinma Aroyewun, Country Manager, DPO, stated, “As the shift to a cashless, digital economy becomes a reality, we want to make it easier for both the customer and merchant to carry out transactions. We are passionate about empowering our merchants with the tools they need to grow.”
DPO Group has a customer base of 60,000 active merchants, from different industries, like travel, e-com, and leisure sectors. In Nigeria itself, DPO Group achieved the transactions of 336.5 million USSD in the first nine months of 2020. In December 2020, the transaction amount reached more than 550 billion Naira.
DPO Group has its outreach in over 20 countries across the continent and created the technology that allows both businesses and individuals throughout the continent for online and offline payments in all currencies and payment methods. Network International, a pioneer in digital commerce-enabling across the Middle East and Africa acquired DPO Group.