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One Partner to Link it All

About Us

With over a decade’s experience, XLink has proven agility, resilience and best practice capabilities in connectivity and technology for the retail and payment sectors. We are well positioned to be your trusted partner and advisor, helping you to achieve innovative solutions and managed services for your unique business needs. 

Established in 2004, XLink pioneered GPRS-based EFT data communication solutions in South Africa and major retailers and national banks quickly came to rely on XLink’s award-winning point-of-sale, cash and payment connectivity solutions. Within a decade, XLink grew to become the trusted specialist and advisor in South Africa and Africa as a whole for payment and connectivity for the retail, fuel, banking, hospitality and entertainment sectors, servicing 90,000 businesses across Africa and facilitating over 50 million connections per month.

With the advancement of the technology landscape in South Africa, XLink has adapted and developed their unique products and services to align with global innovation trends in IT technology and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

XLink’s secure, managed network capability, national contact centre, field support and logistics services provide market leaders with the business-ready solutions they need to minimize their risks. XLink’s ongoing commitment to linking technology, business and people has ensured the development of and investment in specialist capabilities, best-of-breed products, QIR (qualified integrator and reseller) and global compliance and accreditation in the card payments industry.

XLink has also developed core capabilities and services since its inception that include:

  • Secure payment connectivity solutions
  • Specialist ICT services for payment and retail
  • Managed outsourced support, logistics and implementation services for connected devices
  • Deployment of in-store IoT solutions in Retail through partnerships

XLink is your one partner linking you to an ecosystem of collaborative partnerships and innovative connectivity solutions.

In addition, XLink has the following awards and accreditations:

  • Frost & Sullivan awarded XLink the 2014 Technology Leadership Award in Finance and Retail.
  • XLink is the holder of an ECS class licence from ICASA.
  • All products used by XLink are ICASA-approved.
  • XLink has formal approval for its devices from both Vodacom and MTN.
  • XLink’s BEE Accreditation Status is a Level 3.
  • XLink complies with IFRIS from an international accounting standards perspective.
  • PCI Compliance.
  • QIR Certification.

Contact details

Support: +27 86 009 5465
Johannesburg (Head Office): +27 11 438 3000
KwaZulu-Natal: +27 31 564 3308
Western Cape: +27 21 671 5036
Eastern Cape: +27 82 785 5335