First Global Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Telkash Americas Group

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First Global Data is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with TelKash UK Ltd and Telkash Americas Group NZ. Ltd.

First Global will enable Telkash to offer its own branded money remittance and payments services using the First Global technology platform including its mobile wallet. The Company will also enable Telkash to leverage its Money Service licenses in the USA, Canada, and other countries internationally.

Telkash will provide First Global with access to:

  • More than 50,000 pay-in/pay-out locations across the UK
  • Over 16,000 pay-in locations for mobile wallet loading and bill payment services in Canada
  • More than 8,000 pay-in and pay-out sites in the Philippines
  • 10,000 Payout sites, all 36 banks, 16,000 ATM’s and 3 Telcos in Vietnam

Telkash will also be integrating services in Africa, Dominican Republic, Panama, Bolivia, Peru, Australia, India, Hong Kong, China, USA, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands and First Global will have access to all of these geographic networks.

Lawrence Chan, CEO of Telkash Americas Group, comments: “We are pleased to partner with First Global and their bleeding edge end to end payment/remittance ecosystem that enables us to exponentially maximize revenue opportunities given our massive global distribution footprint.”

“This is an incredible partnership in that First Global will enable Telkash with our leading edge compliant cross border payments technology and service capabilities. We will overlay our technology with the TelKash global distribution network for mobile payments, loading and payouts. Accessing the Telkash network will accelerate our global deployment strategy and drive significant revenues for both companies.” said Andre Itwaru, Chairman and CEO of First Global.

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