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|SASSA schedules meeting to discuss payment of social grants after March 31, 2017|
The Company looks forward to fair and transparent negotiations with the SASSA delegation and is fully aware of the critical nature of the services it provides to millions of South Africans and the need for uninterrupted service delivery. The Company reiterates its commitment to assist social grant recipients, SASSA and the South African government within the ambit of all relevant laws and regulations. The Company cannot predict what the outcome of the meeting will be, whether any agreement will be concluded or what the terms and conditions of any agreement will be.
About Net1 ( www.net1.com )
Net1 is a leading provider of alternative payment systems that leverage its Universal Electronic Payment System ("UEPS") or utilize its proprietary mobile technologies. The Company operates market-leading payment processors in
UEPS permits the Company to facilitate biometrically secure, real-time electronic transaction processing to unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies around the world in an online or offline environment. Net1's UEPS/EMV solution is interoperable with global EMV standards that seamlessly enable access to all the UEPS functionality in a traditional EMV environment. In addition to payments, UEPS can be used for banking, healthcare management, payroll, remittances, voting and identification.
Net1's mobile technologies include its proprietary mobile payments solution -- MVC, which offers secure mobile-based payments, as well as mobile banking and prepaid value-added services in developed and emerging countries. The Company intends to deploy its varied mobile solutions through its ZAZOO business unit, which is an aggregation of innovative technology companies and is based in the
Net1 has a primary listing on the NASDAQ and a secondary listing on the
This announcement contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company's future arrangements with SASSA that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. A discussion of various factors that may affect these arrangements or cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements are included in our filings with the
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