In Other News: CUBIC (Sydney); CHARGENT (linked2pay); RAPIDVALUE (Zervant); and BKASH (Bangladesh).
CUBIC – Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) reports a customer open payments trial will begin in Sydney, Australia in 2017, enabling Sydney to have London-style open payments ticketing technology. The trial would be a first for the southern hemisphere, providing a valuable test case for other Australian cities which have been contemplating open payments.
CHARGENT -Chargent, the leading payment processing solution on the Salesforce AppExchange, has integrated with the Bank Centric Payments platform powered by linked2pay. This new payments gateway option is expected to become a favorite among B2B and B2C merchants looking for a more bank direct method to provide their customers with a seamless ACH and credit card payment experience.
RAPIDVALUE – RapidValue, a leader in digital transformation for enterprises and Zervant, an emerging innovative firm providing invoicing and time management solutions to entrepreneurs and small businesses, have jointly, released a new version of timer module, part of the Zervant time tracker application. This feature allows users to count working hours for customers and projects, and enables users to manage time sheets from anywhere, at any time.
BKASH – MasterCard, Western Union, bKash, a mobile financial service (MFS) provider, and BRAC Bank launched a new, international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh. The new service enables bKash’s registered customers to use their mobile phones to receive remittances from abroad directly into their bKash accounts.