ICICI Bank – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:51:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png ICICI Bank – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Xiaomi expands its Mi Pay mobile payments service to India https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/19/362064/xiaomi-expands-its-mi-pay-mobile-payments-service-to-india/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:39:37 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62064 “Back in 2016, Xiaomi launched Mi Pay in China and followed that up by launching a beta trial in India. Testing is finally complete and Indian users get full access to Mi Pay. The platform is built on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and ICICI Bank […]

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Tappy Technologies joins the NFC World Partner Program https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/22/361768/tappy-technologies-joins-the-nfc-world-partner-program/ Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:24:34 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61768 PARTNER NEWS: Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies offers a range of wearable payments products including watch straps, wristbands and key fobs that come with an embedded contactless payment chip. Customers include Barclays bPay, Icici Bank, Axis Bank, Etisalat, Timex, Mondaine and Guess. “Our goal is to enable all traditional timepiece and jewellery brands to easily add […]

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Google adds bank loans to Google Pay in India https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/08/29/357905/google-adds-bank-loans-to-google-pay-in-india/ Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:20:05 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57905 “Google Pay users will be able to access customised loans from HDFC Bank Ltd, ICICI Bank Ltd, Federal Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd with minimal paperwork… Once users holding accounts with these banks accept the bank’s terms, the money will be transferred to their accounts.”

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Facebook partners with major banks to roll out WhatsApp Pay across India https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/05/30/357150/facebook-partners-with-major-banks-to-roll-out-whatsapp-pay-across-india/ Wed, 30 May 2018 09:50:35 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57150 “Facebook Inc is set to offer its WhatsApp payment services to the whole of India as early as next week in an attempt to win market share, even though its partners aren’t all ready, said people familiar with the matter. The messaging app will partner with HDFC Bank Ltd, ICICI Bank Ltd and Axis Bank […]

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ICICI Bank partners with Paytm to offer instant loans during checkout https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/16/355614/icici-bank-partners-paytm-offer-instant-loans-checkout/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:39:21 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55614 “While checking out, customers will see a ‘Pay Later’ option, and on clicking it, their credit score would be calculated instantly. ICICI Bank will arrive at the credit score based on behavioral data from Paytm, the bank’s own customer data, and financial data from the credit bureau.”

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Facebook’s WhatsApp to offer in-chat payments in India https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/10/31/355344/facebooks-whatsapp-offer-chat-payments-india/ Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:43:17 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55344 “Instant messenger WhatsApp is readying an intuitive in-chat payments feature, ahead of a likely December launch in India… This will be the first time that WhatsApp is introducing the payments feature anywhere in the world… The Facebook-owned company has partnered with three banks – State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, three of […]

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Samsung Pay goes live across India with support for Paytm and UPI money transfers https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/03/22/351102/samsung-pay-goes-live-across-india-support-paytm-upi-money-transfers/ Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:56:04 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=51102 Samsung Pay has launched in India with support from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank, with Citibank India support expected “shortly”. The service has also integrated India’s leading mobile wallet Paytm and comes with support for peer-to-peer money transfers through the Indian government’s Unified Payments Interface platform.

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Samsung Pay to launch in India with support from five Visa and Mastercard issuers — and Paytm https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/03/02/350622/samsung-pay-to-launch-in-india-with-support-from-five-visa-and-mastercard-issuers-and-paytm/ Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:06:01 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=50622 Samsung has begun inviting Galaxy phone owners in India to register for early access to Samsung Pay. Customers can opt to pre-register Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Standard Chartered Bank debit or credit cards and SBI Cards credit cards today with support for American Express and Citibank to follow. Paytm's market leading mobile wallet will also be supported by the service.

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NPCI, Mastercard and Visa unveil standardised QR code mobile payments for India https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/02/21/350341/government-backed-bharatqr-launches-india-take-country-one-step-closer-mobile-payments/ Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:18:46 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=50341 Indian consumers can now make QR code-based mobile payments using BharatQR, a “low cost, interoperable mobile acceptance solution” backed by the Indian government and developed by Mastercard, Visa and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). The service is supported by American Express and 14 national banks. Many other “leading banks” are at various stages of […]

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Mobile payments to become ‘de-facto payment mode’ in India after banknote change https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/15/348512/mobile-payments-become-de-facto-payment-mode-india-banknote-change/ Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:06:39 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48512 Mobile payment transaction volume in India is expected to grow more than 90% each year over the next five years, with digital payments becoming the “de-facto payment mode” in the country, in the wake of the government’s withdrawal of Rs 500 (US$7) and Rs 1,000 ($14) notes. The transaction volume will have a compound annual […]

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