FL-based ZipLine has inked a technology agreement with SAP to integrate its mPay mobile payment interface with SAP Vehicles Network, running on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Stash Hotel Rewards, a loyalty program for independent hotels, has partnered with Synchrony Financial to launch the Stash Hotel Rewards Visa Card. The only hotel loyalty credit card that awards double points for stays at any hotel.
Colombians, Thai and Panamanians worldwide have more options now to send credit to mobiles in their native countries. In less than one minute they can now refill their family’s and friends’ cell phones on MobileRecharge.com. In the last month, three more networks have been added on MobileRecharge.com to facilitate international mobile top ups to Avantel Colombia,
Credomatic’s credit card businesses and banking operations in the Central American countries, with the exception of Panama, CIC is positioned to have one of the strongest financial franchises in the region. The group is a leader in the credit card business, while having a dominant market share in the acquiring and issuing businesses.
MasterCard has launched its Travel Service program in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. The program is now available to cardholders in the following markets: Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala.
Today, there are a total of 37 mobile money services in Latin America, accounting for roughly 14.9 million registered mobile money accounts, in 19 countries1 in the region. This includes seven new services launched in Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Peru since 2014.
MasterCard Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has launched MasterCard Travel Services for Platinum MasterCard and MasterCard Black cardholders.
Personalization specialist FESA Card Panama has inked an EMV partnership with Morpho (Safran). Morpho has already conducted more than 40 EMV implementation projects as a consultant in Panama.
MasterCard Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) has launched an enhanced suite of travel benefits for Platinum MasterCard and MasterCard Black cardholders. The new MasterCard Travel Services includes personal planning assistance, preferential treatment and savings/benefits/upgrades.
Citibank unloads another international unit including its credit card business in Nicaragua. Grupo Financiero Ficohsa (GFF) is buying 100% of Banco Citibank de Nicaragua.
Paying bills in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic from the U.S. has been made much easier with the launch of Xoom Bill Pay.
Millions of smart cards are in use today in Latin America and the Caribbean in EMV chip cards, mobile payments, e-passports, smart transit fare cards, secure government, healthcare, enterprise IDs and more. Now the Smart Card Alliance Latin America group has signed a big deal with Florida State University.