Belgium's major banks and mobile network operators have joined forces to create an app that lets people replace their various online usernames and passwords with a single code or fingerprint.
Today, The Glue, a leading provider of next generation infrastructure solutions for financial institutions, launches PSD2now, designed to support the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).
BNP Paribas is to run a second international Hackathon from 17 to 19 June.
One of the world's largest ports, Antwerp, is ditching paper cheques in favour of a direct debit-based service from local outfit Twikey.
A QR code-based mobile wallet that can be used for in-store, in-app, online and P2P payments has launched in Belgium with the backing of the country's major banks.
BNP Paribas Fortis and SIX Payment Services are promising to bust the Bancontact/Mister Cash monopoly in Belgium by launching their own one-stop payments shop for merchants, covering everything from terminals to acquiring services.
Bpost bank, a joint venture between BNP Paribas Fortis and bpost, the Belgian postal operator, has recently launched a mobile banking app designed and implemented by Sopra Banking Software.
Belgacom, the largest telecommunications company in Belgium, and BNP Paribas Fortis, one of the country's leading banks, are jointly developing a mobile commerce "ecosystem" for Belgian merchants and consumers to enable seamless and secure shopping and payments via smartphones.
BNP Paribas Fortis and Belgacom have outlined plans for a mobile wallet they say will bring in-app commerce to Belgium's merchants and consumers.
Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), world leader in payment solutions, today announces that retailers, artisans, and liberal professions will soon be able to use their smartphone to receive card payments in Belgium.
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