In today’s CardFlash News Que: ACI (IRS); FIRST BANKCARD (Best Western); TOMAHAWK (Text2ParkMe); and PASSPORT (Cincinnati).
ACI – ACI Worldwide and the Internal Revenue Service has extended its relationship with the company’s OfficialPayments.com online bill payment service/portal OfficialPayments.com. It is the longest tenured service provider for the IRS and has processed $14 billion in IRS tax payments since 2000.
FIRST BANKCARD – Best Western International, a privately held hotel brand with more than 4,000 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide, and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of the new Best Western Rewards MasterCard® credit card series.
TOMAHAWK – Tomahawk Technologies unveiled Text2ParkMe, a new cutting edge addition allowing users to pay for parking with their mobile phone without the use of apps. Integrated into their leading Operations Commander (OPS-COM) parking and security management software solution and acclimatizing to today’s increasing demand for mobile accessibility, OPS-COM now features a mobile parking function, utilizing smart phone technology like never before.
PASSPORT – No more running back to the meter in Cincinnati. The City has introduced the industry-leading Passport mobile parking payment app to all of the City’s 5,000 on-street parking meters. With Passport’s service, parkers can use their mobile phones to pay for parking without walking up to the meter at all.