EVO Payments International (EVO) announced its new graphical user interface Clever Pay GUI in Europe. EVO designed this new interface to make payment acceptance for online businesses considerably easier and faster. Clever Pay GUI offers extensions for a number of different shop systems and also brings ready-made code for different programming languages, accelerating the implementation timeframe.
Western Union launched its new transactional web site in Russia and now has online transactional services in 24 countries, enabling consumers to send money to over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Consumers in Russia can now send fast, convenient and reliable Western Union Money Transfer® transactions simply by visiting www.WesternUnion.ru. Consumers can send money to Western Union’s network of more than 500,000 Agent locations across 200 countries and territories, and receivers can opt to direct the funds into a bank account at select Western Union® account-based money transfer (ABMT) relationships. Consumers can continue to use the extensive Western Union retail Agent network across Russia to send and receive money worldwide.
The Western Union Company (WU) a leader in global payment services, significantly expanded into China’s banking channel, paving the way for international direct-to-bank remittances into China from 23 countries while also expanding its international Account-Based Money Transfer service. Western Union customers can send direct-to-bank money transfers to China from 23 countries via select retail locations and www.westernunion.com online money transfer sites1. This unprecedented agreement with China UnionPay’s ChinaPay enables Western Union to reach more than 95 percent of all personal bank accounts in China. In addition, Western Union has launched Account-Based Money Transfers with one of the world’s largest banks, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
Cubic Transportation Systems payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions, announced that the latest version of their Cubic Payment Application (CPA 3.0) has been successfully “Validated According to PA-DSS v2.0” by the PCI Security Standards Council, and is listed as “Acceptable for New Deployments” on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) website. CPA 3.0 is architected to provide optimum performance for securely processing legacy closed-loop payments (such as agency issued transit smartcards) as well as emerging forms of payment including open-loop (bank-issued contactless cards), mobile and EMV payments.
Senior executives from Evolution1 electronic payment, on-premise, and cloud computing healthcare solution will be featured speakers in May at premier events including IHC FORUM East, the Windy City Summit, and an AHIP Webinar. Evolution1 is partnering with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) to share important information on how health plans can continue to be innovative amid the change and dynamics of healthcare reform. Evolution1 now serves nearly 500 health plans, third-party administrators, financial institutions, and software providers across the country, providing healthcare and other reimbursement account services to more than 75,000 employers and more than 9,000,000 consumers.
Western Union global payment services announced a multi-year renewal agreement with Woodforest National Bank, which will continue to offer the global Western Union Money Transfer service. Woodforest will also introduce online account-based Western Union Money Transfer transactions to account holders in 2013. Western Union moves money in minutes to consumers in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide through multiple channels, including banks, local retail stores, www.westernunion.com, and their mobile phones.
Evolution1 electronic payment, on-premise, and cloud computing healthcare solution is participating in the American Bankers Insurance Association (ABIA) annual conference. For this, Evolution1 is the sole sponsor of the ABIA Annual Conference Mobile App, which is available for iPads and smartphones (iPhone and Android), as a hybrid web-based app for BlackBerry, and as a web-based version for all other web browser-enabled phones. The free app can be downloaded in the App Store or through Google Play.
Western Union is extending its prepaid card platform to the United Kingdom with the launch of both the Western Union MasterCard Gift Card and the Western Union “GoCash” Service, providing consumers new ways to share money with friends and family anytime of the year. The launch marks the first international extension of Western Union’s prepaid program outside of the United States with further expansion planned in coming months to Asia, Latin America and additional European countries. Western Union and MasterCard launched the gift card which recipients can “buy here, and spend anywhere” and use at more than 32 million traditional and online stores in the UK and worldwide wherever the MasterCard Acceptance Mark is displayed.
Western Union global payment services is extending its prepaid card platform to the United Kingdom with its Western Union MasterCard Gift Card and the Western Union “GoCash Service.” Offering consumers convenient ways to share money with friends and family, this the first international extension of Western Union’s prepaid program outside of the United States with further expansion planned to Asia, Latin America and additional European countries. The Western Union MasterCard Gift Card is protected with the “Chip&PIN” function, making it among the most secure gift cards available to the UK market.
Western Union global payment services, and La Banque Postale are offering Account-Based Money Transfer (ABMT) services to all La Banque Postale accountholders. Customers with La Banque Postale accounts will be able to conduct international money transfers through the bank’s secure site for cash payout at any of Western Union’s 470,000 Agent locations located in more than 200 countries and territories. Offered exclusively online and available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, funds transferred will be available for collection in cash within minutes.
First Data Corporation and ConnectYourCare consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) administrative platform will continue their partnership . With this, First Data is the provider of multi-purse processing services for its entire suite of healthcare accounts for five more years. First Data will continue to support ConnectYourCare’s benefit debit cards for consumers to access pre-tax dollars set aside for healthcare in flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs).
Western Union global payment services made connections to over 30,000 ATMs across Europe and Asia in less than a year, having expanded channels for sending and receiving money transfers online, on the phone, on mobile devices and through ATMs, in addition to the combined network of approximately 470,000 Agent locations in 200 countries and territories around the world. Allowing users to send money through ATMs, Western Union partnered with Banca Intesa Sanpaolo in Italy, Garanti Bank in Turkey, Credit Europe Bank in Russia, Romania’s Banca Transilvania , Bank of Georgia, Privat Bank in the Ukraine and Seven Bank in Japan.