Fintech Zamlink rebrands to E-Switch following Shareholder exit

ZAMBIA – Zamlink, a leading provider of electronic transaction management solutions, is rebranding to E-Switch, following its takeover by EFT Corporation.

E-Switch, which provides infrastructure to enable electronic transactions between banks and financial institutions in Zambia, gives access to more than 1,000 ATMs on their network countrywide and over 23,000 POS devices, shared mobile banking platforms and other e-payments initiatives.

The company has an extensive array of offices in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Botswana and Ghana providing customer access to national switching infrastructure as well as international card schemes such as Visa, Mastercard and UPI.

“We are pleased to announce the formal rebrand of Zamlink to E-Switch, as the company enters a new stage of growth,” Simon Botha, Chairman of EFT Corporation Zambia, said.

“This is a major leap forward which reflects the commitment of EFT Corporation to Zambia, as well as our anticipated increase in service provision to our customers.”

Its parent company, EFT Corporation, which assumed management control of E-Switch in December last year is one of Africa’s most successful fintech firms, delivering payment solutions across the whole of the continent.

The rebrand is designed to prepare E-Switch for its next stage of development, with increased service offerings for its fast-growing customer base.

E-Switch plays a crucial role in allowing financial institutions and banks to get access to ATMs, POS terminals, mobile and internet banking services whilst enabling them to route transactions to the appropriate institution,” Grant Flanagan, Chief Operating Officer of EFT Corporation added.

“This announcement is another exciting development in the EFT journey, as we continue to bring innovative new products and services to market.”

Eswitch Zambia Limited trading as” Zamlink” was registered with the registrar of companies in 2002. The company was officially launched in November 2005 when it started full operations.

Zamlink is an electronic transaction management company whose primary focus of attention is switching and settling secure shared financial transactions for its member banks and any third-party Institutions.

The organization is headquartered out of Port Louis, Mauritius, with active offices in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Botswana and Ghana.

EFT Corp has been a Reseller partner for ACI Worldwide, the leader in payment solutions for the past 20 years, and has successfully sold, implemented, and hosted this solution for over 80 customers across Africa.

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