UnionPay and MEPS (Middle East Payment Services), the second largest acquirer in Jordan signed a cooperation agreement, according to which all POS terminals of MEPS will be able to accept UnionPay cards by the end of this year. Then, UnionPay cards will be accepted at all ATMs and merchants in Jordan, bringing convenience to UnionPay…
Jordan’s International Cards Company (ICC) has inked a deal to issue UnionPay cards next year. This is the first UnionPay card in Jordan.
Qatar’s Doha Bank and China UnionPay inked a deal for the issuance of the first UnionPay card. Doha Bank, holding one-fourth market share, is one of the top merchant acquirers in Qatar.
Square Instant Deposit is now available to all Square sellers in the United States. With a tap of a button in the Square app, the money from your sale goes straight to your account ” 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Hassan Mayassi, CEO, Acquiring Payments Solutions and MD, Emerging Markets Payments Jordan.
Seattle-based Remitly has acquired Talio, a mobile messaging company that developed an immersive, one-of-a-kind mobile messaging service for family and friends. Remitly is setting out to redefine money transfers to the developing world by creating a service customers love using.
Kount, released its list of the top five Fraudulebrities, celebrities who have fallen victim to fraud, to remind consumers to be mindful of where fraud lurks and how people can protect themselves.
JCB and Middle East and Africa electronic payments processor, Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) inked a deal for JCB card acceptance at more than 15,000 locations in Jordan, including all of the company’s point of sale (POS) terminals in the country.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Emirates NBD Titanium MasterCard.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Balasubramanian Chandrasekhar, Chief Executive Officer of Arab Financial Services.
Spire Payments has acquired the EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) division of STS. The EFT division of STS was more recently a Master Distributor for Hypercom.
Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) signed an exclusive technology and center of excellence partnership with Afghanistan Payments Systems (APS), the local domestic payment card switch in Afghanistan. The agreement will allow EMP to work with all Afghan banks in partnership with APS, providing fast, reliable and secure electronic payment card processing for ATMs, POS and remote card not present (CNP) transactions such as bill payments and recurring payments. EMP is expanding quickly across the wider MEA region and offers an innovative and wide scope of products for banks, merchants and government including advisory services, mobile payment, bill presentment and payments among many others. The company most recently launched the cutting-edge bill presentment program with the Central Bank of Jordan known as eFawateerCom at a press conference hosted at Cards and Payments Middle East in Dubai, UAE.