Swipp contactless payment opens up to 30,000 Danish merchants through Verifone deal

Swipp

More than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone POS devices will now be able to accept in-store mobile payments through Swipp — a service owned and supported by a consortium of more than 70 banks. This will be made possible via a “minor upgrade” to their existing terminals and “a number” of locations are expected to go live from December 2015, according to Swipp. More








Berg Insight reports on NFC POS terminal growth

Berg Insight

An estimated 9.5m NFC-ready point-of-sale (POS) terminals were shipped worldwide in 2014, research from Berg Insight has revealed, and the company forecasts that the global installed base of NFC-ready POS terminals will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 28.4% from 21.4m in 2014 to 74.9m in 2019... More


US consumers call for more retailers to accept mobile payments

Verifone

More than half (53%) of US consumers think it is important for more retailers to install devices that enable them to pay with their smartphones, a Verifone survey conducted by Wakefield Research has revealed, with 84% prepared to use their smartphones to pay for small and medium purchases such as a cup of coffee or a pair of jeans... More



Major UK merchants sign up for Zapp mobile payments

Zapp can be used to make payments online and in-store

Zapp, the mobile payments startup formed by UK payments infrastructure operator VocaLink, has announced that major retail chains including Sainsbury’s, Asda, House of Fraser, Thomas Cook, Shop Direct, Spar and Clarks are to use its service to let customers make payments with their mobile phones... More



Feed for stories featuring Verifone.

• Find a list of all the companies and other organisations that have been featured in NFC World in our directory.

Page 1 of 41234