The ClickPay and NovelPay merger has added billions of dollars of processing by expanding its sales efforts nationally, upgrading processing capabilities, adding new products, and enhancing its technology infrastructure. Since the merger last year ClickPay has also increased its processing volume by over 600%.
MasterPass has spread RAK Bank, Mashreq Bank and Emirates NBD to offer digital wallets powered by MasterPass to cardholders in the UAE. Digital wallets powered by MasterPass will allow consumers in the UAE to store all their MasterCard or other branded payment card information, as well as shipping and billing address details, securely in one place.
Nottingham-based Compass Plus announced that its open development payment platform, TranzAxis, has now been fully certified to support Futurex’s Excrypt SSP9000 hardware security modules (HSMs).
UK-based Worldpay has signed a deal to acquire Austin, TX-based SecureNet Payment Systems. The company’s sophisticated single stack of payment APIs and flexible architecture allows integration for all types of transactions, in all development languages, across all channels.
Bogota-based Banco Falabella of Colombia has inked a deal to use NCR APTRA Promote and APTRA Exchange, which allow the bank to communicate through advertising on ATMs and establish different campaigns and messages to deliver its eMarketing initiative.
Cubic Transportation Systems has signed a letter of intent with the Calgary Parking Authority (CPA) of Calgary, Canada to deliver transit and municipal parking solutions leveraging CPA-developed technology.
WorldRemit launches its global money transfer App for iPhones. WorldRemit for Android has been downloaded more than 10,000 times and entered the Top 20 Financial App charts in nine countries – more than any other money transfer service- in just the past few weeks. The company is confident it will see the same returns for the iOS solution. WorldRemit is also a leader in sending money to mobile devices. The addition of iOS and Android Apps further enhances WorldRemit’s mobile-to-mobile offering with smartphone users in one part of the world able to transfer instantly to Mobile Money accounts on the other side of the planet.
RewardsPay has teamed up with Coinbase
to allow customers to easily pay for thousands of products at leading online merchant sites using the Bitcoin digital currency. Heels.com, the world’s premiere source for women’s shoes, is among the leading merchant partners accepting bitcoin through RewardsPay.
TSYS inked an agreement with linked2pay to offer its merchants and its partners a feature-packed omni payments solution. linked2pay allows customers to pay online or by mobile phone using a credit card or ACH with equal ease.
James E. Nevels has joined the First Data Board of Directors. He is the Chairman of The Swarthmore Group, an investment advisory firm, as well as Chairman of The Hershey Company Board of Directors.
UT-based Box Elder Credit Union has joined the Buzz Points merchant-funded loyalty program. Buzz Points is free for consumers and allows credit union members to earn rewards while supporting the local economy by using their debit and credit cards for everyday shopping.
Elan Financial Services EFT services, processing more than 4 billion transactions annually, signed an agreement with MasterCard® to adopt their U.S. common Debit Application Identifier (AID) specification for the MoneyPass® Network. The MoneyPass Network, by licensing the common AID, will be able to facilitate U.S domestic debit transactions on the network, including contact or contactless, and surcharge-free ATM transactions.