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MasterCard has announced the launch of a brand new training facility in Kenya to empower the financial services ecosystem with knowledge on various aspects of cashless payments in order to boost acceptance readiness in the region.
The training centre, located at MasterCard’s East Africa offices in Eldama Park, off Peponi Road, will be used for training purposes for merchants, retailers and other partners. The facility, which can seat up to 40 people at a time, will be used to host project meetings to enhance awareness of global payments industry best practice in issuance of cards, retail payments and technical aspects of cashless transactions.
Ericsson has opened two new service delivery facilities in Nigeria and the DRC to cater for growth and to ensure enhanced support to customers. Lars Christer Johannisson, head of Ericsson’s regional services organization, said the location of the facilities is based on current business needs.
During the initial period, Ericsson experts from around the world will work closely with a core of local professionals to establish the centres. Following this, there will be a transition of responsibility to the region through structured competence transfer in conjunction with targeted local graduate recruitment.
Towards enhancing the customer experience through technological advances and environmental benefits, South African bank Absa has launched a futuristic branch.
Speaking at the launch, Absa Group CE Maria Ramos said: “I am proud to introduce this branch to our customers. It represents the new face of traditional banking. The result will be that we can deliver outstanding service to our customers, offering them an engagement that is faster and more efficient.”
Sony, the leading consumer electronics brand, has unveiled its latest 84-inch BRAVIA LED television. The Television boasts a 4K (3840 x 2160) LED panel, comprising 8.29 megapixels, which is four times the resolution of Full High Definition standard.
Additionally, the TV incorporates Sony’s proprietary ‘4K X-Reality PRO’ super-resolution high-picture quality engine. Featuring Four Times the Resolution of Full High Definition and Powerful Sound, Sony’s Revolutionary Offering Redefines Future of Home Entertainment
Consumers seeking smart mobile devices from which they can derive optimum value need look no further, as Samsung announces its new Galaxy Star smartphone, an affordable solution targeted at the younger generation of mobile phone users.
Featuring a dual-SIM functionality, the entry-level smartphone is powered by an A5 1GHz processor and the latest Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system.