Interswitch adds Google Pay for Nigerian transactions
Interswitch, an integrated payments and digital commerce company, has added Google Pay functionality to its payment gateway platform.
Interswitch made the announcement on Monday, asserting that the move will allow businesses and individuals in Nigeria to benefit from contactless payments and digital storage.
Merchants can now keep payment information in Google Wallet, says the company.
It added that this integration also allows for a streamlined checkout procedure on the Interswitch platform, enhancing the user experience.
Furthermore, the agreement enables the Interswitch payment gateway to accept international cards, allowing businesses to cater to a larger international clientele. Google Pay is available in more than 70 countries.
Muyiwa Asagba, MD, digital commerce and merchant acquiring, Interswitch, said: "By integrating Google Pay into our payment gateway, we are empowering businesses to harness the potential of a global customer base, while ensuring secure and reliable payments."
Jenny Cheng, vice president and general manager, Google Wallet, said: “Users can simply add their debit and credit cards to the Google Wallet app and feel confident that their financial information is safe and secure when they’re making a purchase.