HKT, 33 Finance and HNA Transforex each inked multi-year agreements with First Data to enable mobile payment services, prepaid transaction card systems and issuing and processing services, respectively.
UnionPay International and China Trust says all merchants of China Trust will now accept UnionPay cards.
The third largest bank in Georgia, Liberty Bank, and China’s UnionPay announced in Tbilisi that all ATMs and POS terminals of Liberty Bank would formally start the acceptance of UnionPay chip cards.
Scandinavian Airlines will formally accept online ticket purchase of UnionPay cards before the end of the summer. It will join hands with many European airlines like Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines to accept UnionPay.
Cubic Transportation Systems, Transport for London (TfL) and Barclaycard have received another major honor for London’s contactless bankcard payment system, after winning the prestigious ‘Operational and Technical Excellence’ award at the 2015 UITP (International Association of Public Transport) closing award ceremony in Milan.
Virginia Railway Express (VRE) has introduced VRE Mobile, VRE’s new mobile ticketing app. VRE is the first transit system in the greater Washington D.C. area to offer riders a mobile app for paying their far
The number of Japanese merchants accepting the China UnionPay card has soared 20% over the past year to nearly 400,000.
The weak Yen and easing of the Japanese visa policy is attracting more Chinese tourists this year as UnionPay adds special incentives.
UnionPay has expanded its relationship with KazKommerzBank, the largest commercial bank in Kazakhstan. KazKom also has the largest card acceptance network in the local market.
China UnionPay International has launched an online ticket booking service with UnionPay credit cards in cooperation with Taiwan High Speed Rail. Also, CUPI launched a UnionPay card payment service for shopping on China Airlines flights.
On Track Innovations NFC and cashless payment solutions, has expanded the capabilities of the 84 transit ticket vending machines operated by its electronic ticket systems subsidiary, ASEC S.A. Integrated oti NFC contactless card readers now allow travelers and commuters to easily use any NFC-enabled credit/debit card or mobile device to recharge their pre-paid phone cards issued by Mobile Network Operators (MNO) in Poland. Currently supported pre-paid cards include those issued by T-Mobile, Heyah, Play, Plus, Orange, NJU Mobile and Lycamobile. The machines accept traditional credit/debit card and cash payments and will also support oti’s new WAVE device that makes any mobile device NFC-capable. The ASEC automated ticketing network has enabled more than 62 million trips on the Mazovia Railway. Revenues generated from this new capability for refilling pre-paid phone cards are included in the estimated $4.7 million transaction fees revenues for the Mazovia Railway System over five years as was announced by oti in April 2013.
Ukash, the international eMoney payment method, is now available throughout Denmark via one of the world’s most recognisable global brands, 7-Eleven. 7-Eleven has been in Denmark since 1993 and many of the 195 locations are often in convenient locations including high streets, railway stations and airports, many are open 24hrs a day. Ukash’s launch in…
NCR is launching its “SelfServ Bill Pay Kiosk” hardware, software and managed services payment solution with SIM card dispensing in the Middle East and Africa region, allowing users to purchase SIM cards, top up pre-paid mobile phones and pay bills by cash, credit or debit card. NCR also said it anticipates demand from tourists or migrant workers who opt to buy SIM cards for “unlocked” phones to be able to make calls when they are abroad, rather than incurring voice and data roaming charges from their home network operators.