Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

NuPay News

SASSA – Countdown to social grant drama

Over the past week the South African Post Office (SAPO) have been vocal in their belief that they are ready to distribute social grants from 1 April 2018, as agreed. However, the CEO of Net1, Herman Kotze, is of the opinion that there are still some key issues the national postal service needs to iron out.

MFSA Contact Sessions 2018

It is that time of the year again where the MFSA hosts their annual contact sessions all over the country. For more information on the various sessions contact the MFSA at

Look out for the NuPay team at the following sessions:

Dlamini up in arms over Sapo

In an interview with Sunday Independent on 11 February 2018, Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, expressed her concern at Sapo’s level of readiness for distribution of SASSA grants from 1 April 2018.

Client Testimonial

“When we decided to introduce the NuPay system into our business, we didn’t know what to expect. What a wonderful surprise to be met with a system that’s not only easy to use, but also increasing our success rate on transactions with more than 80%.

SADA 2017

Our Sales team would like to invite all SADA members to join them at the National SADA Congress & Exhibition being held in Cape Town from the 4th to the 6th of August at the Century City Conference Centre. We look forward to welcoming you there!


The Soweto Rugby Club and Altech NuPay have always shared a long, positive association. Every year the Soweto Rugby Club hosts a national rugby festival catering to clubs in the rural communities.

NuPay is setting the security trend…

In today’s modern world the security around our bank cards are critical. To this end the major card schemes including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, etc. have created a list of security standard that all institutions that processes bank cards must adhere to. The lists of these standards are called “Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS).

Meet Altech NuPay’s new Managing Director - Derek Chaplin

Derek Chaplin is the Managing Director of Altech Card Solutions and Altech NuPay. Chaplin assumes overall strategic and operational responsibility for the two businesses, both of which form part of Altron TMT’s information technology vertical and are wholly owned subsidiaries of the JSE-listed Altron.


During brainstorming sessions within the company, and specifically within the sales team, educational institutions were identified as a market with enormous potential.


At Altech NuPay, the month of August has always been associated with two things – woman’s month and the annual User Conference.