FIME today announces its latest partnership with Alhamrani Universal Co Ltd. in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Issuing and acquiring banks in KSA can now access FIME’s full range of test tools, consultancy, training and testing services directly from Alhamrani Universal. Banks will benefit from the close support network delivered by a regional partner in local languages and currency.
“The Saudi Arabian market is poised for considerable expansion as EMV migration continues and the country prepares for the roll out of contactless and mobile payments,” comments Mikael Berrebi, Vice President, EMEA at FIME. “FIME is committed to facilitating this growth by supporting banks in achieving the necessary certifications quickly and efficiently. A strong local presence underpins this commitment and, in Alhamrani Universal, we have a partner with an excellent regional profile, infrastructure and offering.”
Alhamrani Universal is Saudi Arabia’s leading provider of ATM, point-of-sale and security solutions, with a comprehensive support network of 35 service centers and over 450 engineers.
Tariq Abdat, President at Alhamrani Universal, adds: “We look forward to combining our expertise with FIME to widen our offering and provide Saudi Arabian banks with the most advanced testing and consulting services on the market. With these products and services, banks will be able to achieve the required certifications quicker than ever before.”
FIME will be exhibiting on booth M44 at Cards and Payments Middle East. Alhamrani Universal will be located at booth H20. The event, held in Dubai from 31 May 2016 to 01 June 2016, is the region’s largest event dedicated to smart cards and payments. To arrange a meeting, please contact FIME.