UK businesses to get payment service via Pingit and Paym

Bottomline

UK businesses using digital banking solutions provider Bottomline Technologies’ C-Series payments processing module will soon be able to send payments to recipients using only their mobile phone number through the Barclays’ Pingit mobile app or the Paym mobile payment platform, which is also supported by Barclays... More



UK cash payments fall to 48%

The total number of cash payments made by consumers, businesses and financial organisations in the UK fell to 48% last year, marking the first time that non-cash payments have exceeded those made with cash, the Payments Council reports... More


Paym reaches 1m users

More than one million Brits have now registered for Paym, the mobile payments service operated by the UK’s Payments Council, with just over £6.5m being sent on the platform since its launch in April this year... More



Payments Council outlines expansion plans for Paym mobile payments platform

Paym

More than 500,000 UK bank account holders have signed up for Paym mobile payments since its launch last month, the Payments Council reports, and the organisation is now looking at adding additional proxies to the service, such as email addresses and driving license numbers, as well as making Paym available for other types of payment requests and international transfers... More



NFC news in brief • 6 Dec 2010

Inside Secure

News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Inside Contactless ships 250m cards, changes name • Visa matches phone and card locations • UK debit cards overtake cash • PayPal rewards best customers • Retailers test mobile POS • Mobile barcode usage up 30% • Which mobile OS where? • and more… More


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