Access Group is counted amongst Pakistan's leading IT services and solution providers offering services in Consulting, System Integration & Implementation and Managed Services.
The first company of the group was established in 1995 and commenced its operations as one of the first Data Network Operators in Pakistan (DNoP). In 2005 however, Access Group decided to expand the coverage of its satellite services and entered into a strategic partnership with iDirect, a global leader in satellite-based IP communications technology. This enabled the DNoP arm of its business to take advantage of the of new IP Over satellite (IPoS) technologies; subsequently transforming the VSAT business dynamics. Today, Access maintains a market leadership position in broadband satellite connectivity domain.
In 1999, the Group launched its e-business operations focused on providing Managed Services. The first project was initiated in a strategic partnership with ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited, the largest and oldest leasing company in Pakistan. The project, ORIX NETWORK, was aimed at launching Pakistan's first shared third party payment network. Currently, it is the largest 3rd party network catering to a large number of Financial Institutions and corporate customers for Debit, Credit, Prepaid cards and online Loyalty solutions. ABN AMRO was the first debit card issuer on this network and today more than 20 banks are connected to this network.
In 2006, Access setup a consulting practice focused on the Customer Relationship Management space and partnered with the undisputed market leader Oracle Siebel. After a number of successful deployments within Pakistan, Access has earned the privilege of becoming a gold partner for Oracle and won the "Siebel Partner of the Year" award for 2010. Currently Access is expanding into regional markets with its CRM consulting practice.
Keeping in line with its reputation as an innovator and market leader, Access Group expanded its Managed Services portfolio by incorporating Mobile Banking and Payments Solutions under the "Software as a Service" (SaaS) model. Access exclusively partnered with Fundamo, a global leader in mobile banking and payments solutions, in this space. Our first deployment at MCB for MCB Mobile received international recognition whereby MCB won the award for "Best Bank Led Mobile Money Transfer Programme" at MMT Global Awards 2010, Dubai.
Over the years, Access Group has built up one of the largest nationwide support network for servicing its customers spanning over 200 cities, towns and villages across Pakistan. This coupled with our technical expertise and successful partnerships with leading solution providers like Microsoft, Oracle, iDirect, Hypercom, SafeNet, Fundamo and Avaya, enables Access Group to provide the best of breed solutions to its clients.