T-Mobile are reporting that their customers in the Czech republic are starting to embrace the use of their mobiles as a payment tool. Last year, reports T-Mobile, for the first ...
MasterCard Worldwide has reported record growth of its contactless payments technology, MasterCard® PayPass™, across the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region in 2012, citing a 28% (YoY) increase in merchant. MasterCard’s PayPass contactless payment network now boasts nearly 700,000 merchant locations in 51 countries as of Q4 2012. The company says that growth data reflects a strong demand from consumers […]
By Eve Pearce; The number of payments made through Near Field Communication (NFC) technology in China is expected to rise by 52.7 percent in 2013, according to new research. The findings, which were released as part of the World Payments Report 2012 by Capgemini, predicted that China would see exponential growth in the number of contactless payments […]
Confidex, a supplier of contactless fare media, has been selected by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), which owns and operates the Glasgow Subway, to supply a large volume of contactless ITSO smart tickets to replace magnetic stripe tickets currently in use across the underground system. The tickets will be encoded and issued from vending machines, parking machines and […]
CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a provider of secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway solutions, is to enter a distribution partnership with Tech It Easy (TIE) Ltd, a retail sales and support of telecommunications products provider, in the Virgin Islands. Operating in the British Virgin Islands, TIE Ltd is expanding their service offering to include mobile […]
From next month (Feb 2013), Citibank Europe plc will issue – automatically and free of charge – a contactless payment sticker with each new Citi Life, Citi Life Metropole, Citi Broker Consulting, Citi BILLA and Citi CSA credit card for customers in the Czech Republic Citi says it is a pioneer of new technologies in […]
Later this Spring 2013 there is to be the unmistakable smell of contactless payments sweeping through German retail stores, says Visa Europe (EDITOR: and we’ll also stop with the perfumery puns!). Germany’s DOUGLAS Group will accept contactless and mobile payment in all chain stores in Germany. After a test run in December, the changeover of […]
PayPal is to integrate NCR’s mobile solutions for hospitality and retail with their own digital payment technology. Both companies say that the combination will provide restaurants and retailers an easy, powerful way to offer consumers a rich mobile and digital payment experience when buying the goods and services they want. Initially, NCR and PayPal will […]