CardFlash News Briefs: CITIBANK (UAE); JCB (ticket); AJB (EMV); and ALLIED WALLET (promo).
CITIBANK – Citibank UAE and MasterCard launched contactless payment technology for Citi MasterCard credit cards in the UAE. As a leader in innovation, Citi is using its successful global experience in contactless payments to expand the service to its UAE cardholders. The launch of contactless payments will enhance the consumer spending experience and support the UAE in becoming a more technologically advanced country.
JCB – JCB announced it will launch a campaign in cooperation with Nishi-Nippon Railroad, the major private railroad company in western Japan, for JCB cardmembers traveling to Fukuoka, Japan from December 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016. Those of the more than 20 million JCB cardmembers from 19 countries and territories who visit Japan can enjoy riding the bus in the central Fukuoka just by showing their JCB cards.
AJB ” Electronic payments provider AJB Software has completed 7 U.S. EMV Class B Host Certifications and is on track to deliver 4 more before the end of first quarter 2016. AJB has completed host certifications with American Express, ChasePaymentech (Tampa), First Data (Nashville, North and Buypass) and Vantiv (ISO & 610).
ALLIED WALLET – Allied Wallet, a provider of online credit card processing, multi-currency merchant services, and a PCI Level 1 secured payment gateway, is happy to announce a new promotional rate for its online payment processing services beginning on ‘Cyber Monday’ – November 30, 2015. In an attempt to give back to the entrepreneurial and business owner community, Allied Wallet will be offering its online payment processing services at rates starting below 1% for qualified merchants.