Bank of America’s mobile banking platform has more than 17 million active users and growing at a rate of approximately 5,000 users per day. During the first quarter of 2015, mobile banking customers logged into their accounts more than 625 million times, or almost 40 times per user.
U.S. Bank’s Elavon, provider of payment solutions has inked a multi-year agreement with Wyndham Hotel Group to integrate secure payment technology for approximately 4,500 of the company’s more than 7,600 hotels over the next 18 months.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Brad Fauss of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Virgin Money.
Apriva and Amano McGann have inked a partnership to offer EMV to parking payment systems nationwide. Apriva will be enabling integration of their EMV-ready Apriva Gateway into Amano McGann’s parking solutions for both attended and unattended parking systems across their network of more than 5,000 locations.
Victoria Group, a popular Russian supermarket chain, has chosen NCR self-checkout technology. NCR will provide self-checkout hardware and software solutions that are integrated with Victoria’s existing points-of-sales (POS) loyalty programs.
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International (JCBI) have inked a deal for acceptance of JCB card at all NPCI acceptance locations under the NPCI network, which has 1 million card merchants and 200,000 ATMs across India.
Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) for debit cards among MasterCard’s international regions declined in the first quarter to 20.8%, compared to 22.9% in the year ago quarter on a currency adjusted basis (FX), according to CardData. RAM Research projects the year-on-year (YOY) growth in Q2/15 will rise 60 basis points (bps).
Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) for debit cards among Visa’s international regions dropped sharply in the first quarter to 9.5%, compared to 11.9% in the year ago quarter on a currency adjusted basis (FX), according to CardData. RAM Research projects the year-on-year (YOY) growth in Q2/15 will rise 40 basis points (bps).
eBay’s board of directors has approved the completion of the previously announced separation of eBay and PayPal into independent publicly traded companies. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions to the distribution, the distribution of PayPal common stock is expected to occur on July 17.
MasterCard is teaming with Premier Bank, becoming the first international payments network to enter Somalia. Premier Bank will now issue and accept the first MasterCard-branded payment cards in Somalia, a country that hasn’t had any form of formal banking service since the collapse of the government and financial services system in 1991.
YapStone announced RentPayment, its online and mobile payment solution for the apartment rental industry, will now report rental payment information using TransUnion’s Resident Credit. The integration with ResidentCredit will offer a prompt, seamless reporting process for property managers and residents.