OP`s customers will be able to pay for their purchases by mobile phone during the spring. In practice, the payment is done by showing Pivo at the point of sale and moving the phone close to the payment terminal.
Australian telco Optus is planning to launch smartwatches and wristbands that let customers make contactless payments with the flick of a wrist.
Visa is working with Accenture and Pizza Hut to test the use of onboard mobile and online commerce for car drivers.
Visa is to work with Bharti Airtel to extend its mobile money service to seven markets in Africa, including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.
Visa has struck an agreement to acquire American transactional advertising outfit TrialPay. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Banco do Brazil, PNC Bank and US Bank are set to join the growing band of finacial services firms working with Visa to offer their customers HCE-based contactless mobile payments.
Visa Europe is to launch a tokenisation service customised for the European marketplace in mid-April in a move which would pave the way for the roll out of Apple Pay across the continent.
On 18 February 2015, JSC NPCS and Visa Payment System LLC concluded a bilateral agreement on operating and clearing services on domestic VISA payment system card transactions to be provided by NPCS processing center.
Visa Inc. today announced that Visa Checkout will become available in a total of 16 markets in 2015, continuing the early momentum the product has seen since launching in three markets in the summer of 2014.
Ahead of Fraud Prevention Month, a new study commissioned by Visa Canada showed Canadian consumers still prioritize payment security above all else.
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