E-commerce company Shopmatic said on Tuesday that it had begun operations in the UAE to boost its e-commerce sector by digitally enabling the SMEs, in partnership with Network International, leading payment solutions provider in West Asia and Africa.

Network International’s ‘Go-Online’ e-commerce platform, launched on Tuesday, is being powered by Shopmatic and targeted at local small, medium, and start-up businesses.

Network International will use Shopmatic’s technology to power its Go-Online solution, as an end-to-end enabler and allow SMEs to create their own web stores and start selling their products or services online to customers globally, said Anurag Avula, CEO, Shopmatic. Network International is the UAE’s largest merchant acquirer.

Go-Online’s interface offers 60-plus customisable, design templates.