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Huawei Wins ‘Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments’ from Juniper Research

Oct 13, 2021

[United Kingdom, Basingstoke, October 13, 2021] Huawei recently won two Future Digital Awards in Fintech & Payments from Juniper Research. Huawei’s FinTech Platform was awarded as the platinum winner for Best Mobile Money Offering 2021 and Huawei Overdraft Solution was awarded as the gold winner for Financial Platform 2021.


Huawei FinTech Platform: Platinum winner for Best Mobile Money Offering 2021 (left)
Huawei Overdraft Solution: Gold winner for Financial Platform 2021 (right)

Juniper Research’s Future Digital Awards for Fintech & Payments recognises the most impactful financial products and services operating across numerous industries, including Banking, Fraud & Security, and Retail & Payments. Following an extensive judging process, the awards are presented to the leaders across the Fintech field, who are recognized for their innovative solutions that drive the market forward. The awards represent Huawei's leading innovation and contribution to growing digitalization in emerging markets under the pandemic, which was strongly recognized in the industry.

Digital financial services have become vital in combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic, which is why the development of Mobile Money services was accelerated. Non-contact financial services provided by Huawei's FinTech platform help individuals and businesses manage their finances remotely, safely and securely in multiple ways. Firstly, via secure payments, transfers and utility payments all done remotely during the lockdown period are reduced the risk of viral transmissions of the virus. Secondly, Huawei's FinTech platform enables governments and non-governmental organizations to quickly transfer financial assistance to vulnerable groups and to raise donations for disaster relief efforts. Thirdly, overdraft services allow users to pay with a credit loan when their balance is insufficient, and the credit loan is automatically returned after the top-up.

Huawei's FinTech platform provides key access to impoverished individuals in the most remote areas so that they can utilize basic financial services during the pandemic. Research shows that in the past year the number of active users of Huawei's FinTech service increased by 30% year-on-year to 110 million, and the total transaction amount processed increased by 50% year-on-year to 300 billion USD.

The independent judges of Juniper Research said, ‘Huawei Fintech Platform has shown itself to be a powerful accelerator for mobile money success, having all the features that vendors need to achieve success. With the backing of an expert team that has innovated successfully over time by adding value to the platform, we anticipate that the platform will be able to keep ahead of the competition.’

Over the last decade Huawei FinTech has grown and transformed the lives of 300 million unbanked individuals from more than 30 countries across Asia and Africa. Huawei Fintech uniquely combines the strengths of Agile Business Development, Rapidly Scalable Platform, Finance Grade Regulatory and Security Compliance and finally Accurate Real-time Risk Control, to safely accelerate Digital Financial Inclusion, enabling access to the growing Digital Economies for every person and organization.