Know what it requires to get a POS and the charges you are required to pay for operating one.

This depends on the operator and type of POS. Some operators do not sell POSs, they only issue based on performance. Some others can only give you POSs if you buy it. Some can issue based on performance or sell, depending on the agent. E.g, for Paga They can give you free based on you meeting a set performance or target. Or you can buy it yourself

It ranges from 0.55% to 1% depending on operator and depending on the service. Ask your operator for this information.

The agent who owns the POS. Normally, the agent will factor in this fee into the service charge they collect from the customer for every transaction.