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Metacom enables SA’s leading independent ATM network

Since 2005 Spark ATM has grown to be South Africa’s leading independent ATM network, with over 2,500 cash machines in some of the country’s most remote areas – all built on the basis of a uniquely lean, low-cost business model that has enabled it to put ATMs where nobody else can. Metacom enables SA’s leading […]

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Spark Atm Systems Awarded International Certificate for Atm Operators in the Africa and the Middle East

The ATM Industry Association has announced that the first African ATM operator has been internationally certified for the industry’s professional online ATM operational training. Spark ATM Systems Awarded International Certificate for ATM Operators in the Africa and the Middle East  

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October ATM activity sluggish

Latest statistics released by the Spark Cash Index (SCI)*, which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2 200 Spark Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) throughout South Africa, showed a slight increase in ATM withdrawal levels for October 2013…. October ATM activity sluggish as consumers prepare for the holiday rush

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28 October 2013 – ATM withdrawals decrease

The slow economic growth, as well as the risings costs are now being felt by South African consumers. Statistics released by the Spark Cash Index (SCI), which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2,200 Spark Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) throughout South Africa, showed a decrease in ATM withdrawal levels for September […]

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28 October – Kitsbanke werk hard by groothandelaars

Kitsbanke by groothandelaars werk die hardste – wat wys verbruikers probeer bespaar op hul inkopies. Die grootste gemiddelde onttrekkings in September was volgens die Spark-kontantindeks (SCI) vir die atgste opeenvolgende maand by kitsbanke by groothandelaars. Kitsbanke werk hard by groot handelaars

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16 September 2013 – Bank forecast to keep rates at 40-year lows

Bank forecast to keep rates at 40-year lows

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11 September 2013 – ATM withdrawals recover in August

The latest Spark Cash Index (SCI) for August 2013 revealed an 8.48% year-on-year increase in average cash withdrawal values to R471.81. This also reflects a 1.97% month-on-month growth from R462.70 in July. ATM withdrawals recover in August

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10 September 2013 – Social grant card growth boots ATM withdrawals

The continued rise in the use of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) debit cards as a means of paying social grants in South Africa has had a significant impact on the country’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) landscape and has further entrenched cash as the preferred method of transacting for local consumers. Social grant […]

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11 July 2013 – Less spending on credit for consumers

Less spending on credit for consumers

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10 July 2013 – Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

CONSUMERS withdrew more money in June than any other month so far in 2013, according to Spark ATM Systems, ascribing the increase to a public holiday in the month and the start of school holidays. Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

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