Airtel Africa to launch NFC services in fifteen African countries beginning 2011
Airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide to launch one of the world's first virtual card that operates off a wallet residing on a mobile phone
“ Airtel 1time Shopping Card”: Subscribers to make payments across the MasterCard network
Simplified online transaction: Airtel customer shop online and will be able to request a shopping card number. Airtel money services generate a 16-digit number that enables the completion of the transaction. On completion a confirmation message is sent to the handset.