i2c, an innovative provider of payment solutions announced that it has signed an agreement to provide prepaid card processing services for Diestel, the leading distributor of prepaid solutions in Mexico.
Through innovative card programs that take advantage of the capabilities of i2c's MCP Card Platform, Diestel, will enter the Mexico and Latin American Markets to reach the unbanked and underserved market. Initially, Diestel will service these segments through its network infrastructure of more than 50,000 POS's in Mexico and further expand to similar markets in Latin America.
Amir Wain, CEO of i2c commented, "Reaching the unbanked market in Mexico to provide broader access to financial services is a key goal of the Mexican government. The unbanked represent more than 70% of the country's population and Diestel prepaid card programs will help Mexican citizens realize economic opportunities never before possible. i2c is pleased to contribute to this goal and work with a distinguished partner such as Diestel". .
Carlos Alvarez, President of Diestel said, "This alliance partnership with i2c will leverage our electronic solutions platform to assure we can meet the needs of a quick emerging market. We found no other processor that could match the i2c MCP platform's level of configurability and its robustness of features."
Jaime Cantú, CEO of Diestel said, "In only three years, Diestel has rapidly become a robust technological platform that is innovating in prepaid solutions. We have been transforming the way prepaid cellular minutes are bought in Mexico, going from live scratch cards to on time electronic top up. We believe i2c understands our company our philosophy and furthermore, understands the complexity and uniqueness of the Mexican market. "