Spire Payments wins Mobile Payments Award at MPE 2017

Berlin, Germany, 16th February 2017 – Spire Payments, one of the world’s leading FinTech solution providers, announced today that it has won the coveted Mobile Payments award at MPE (Merchant Payments Ecosystem) 2017, the world’s leading payments innovation conference. At the 8th annual award ceremony, an independent judging panel of industry experts recognised Spire Payments’ mPOS solution suite as the outright winner in its class.

The development environment central to the award entry focuses on the Spire Payments inSPire API, SDK and Mobile Framework which allows third party developers to rapidly write mobile payment applications within an extremely secure framework.

This approach promotes rapid mPOS solution development, accreditation and successful deployment. This has been demonstrated by Spire Payments’ close collaboration with numerous customers to allow third party development of mPOS solutions in over 30 global mPOS estates operating through 20 plus payment gateways. To date, over 400,000 chip and PIN mPOS devices supporting the inSPire mPOS API have been shipped.

Nigel Dean, Marketing Director for Spire Payments said, “Security has always been, and will continue to be, central to the payments industry, and winning this award demonstrates Spire Payments solutions are best in class. Fundamentally, solutions and services need to translate into a proposition that helps individuals and businesses grow in the confidence that solutions meet or even exceed the most demanding industry security requirements.

Our work with partners across the globe is only possible by providing tools which promote solution development, and our mPOS API inSPire is one such example. We are delighted to win a coveted MPE Award.”

The MPE Awards competition is the hallmark of excellence and rewards the best innovations of the year in the field of payments and digital security. The MPE Awards jury comprises of international payments experts in their category. They are recognised for their expertise and for their involvement in renowned industry associations and organisations