Mastercard, Visa and UnionPay International have introduced a standardised QR code platform for payments in Thailand that will let consumers make a transaction with their mobile device at any supporting location. The service has been designed to support the Bank of Thailand’s cashless agenda which aims to “drive innovation, interoperability and security in payments” across the country. More
Annual shipments of NFC-ready POS terminals are anticipated to reach an estimated 16.1m units worldwide this year, Berg Insight reveals, with more than 90% of new units shipped across Europe and North America supporting the technology... More
Bankcard association UnionPay International has launched QuickPass, its host card emulation (HCE) and tokenization based mobile payment service, for customers of ICBC (Macau)... More
Bankcard association UnionPay International has launched its host card emulation (HCE) and tokenization-based mobile payment service in Canada... More
Bankcard association UnionPay International has launched its host card emulation (HCE) and tokenization based mobile payment service in South Korea, enabling its cardholders to pay by tapping their mobile phones. The launch of UnionPay HCE mobile QuickPass is supported by mobile network operator KT and its subsidiary BCcard. More
Customers of more than 20 commercial banks in Beijing can now make host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payments using a new service launched by bankcard association UnionPay... More
Hong Kong mobile network operator SmarTone has unveiled Kissco, an end-to-end mobile marketing platform incorporating Kiss Pay, a mobile payments service based on NFC and ultrasound technology, a Kiss Dollars loyalty program and Kiss Beacons to allow retailers to send out offers and promotions directly to customers’ smartphones from their stores... More
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