US carrier joint venture Isis has introduced the Isis Alliance Program, an initiative designed to support “merchant technology ecosystem partners with exclusive tools and resources to capitalise on the opportunities created by mobile commerce.”... More
Five more payment terminal manufacturers and software providers have agreed to integrate Isis SmartTap NFC functionality into their range of point of sale systems... More
Analysis by carrier-owned NFC mobile payments venture Isis of its pilot tests in the cities of Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas has found that more than 80% of transactions take place at everyday spend locations such as quick-service restaurants, coffee shops, gas stations, convenience stores and grocery shops... More
Active users are now paying with Isis five or more times a week, says Jim Stapleton, the NFC payments platform’s chief sales officer. “Consumers actually only need to know about the passcode, and you kind of have a mental ‘Oh!’ right there as they realize their leather wallet does not have a passcode,” he explained. More
Aeropostale, Coca-Cola, Foot Locker, Jamba Juice and Macy’s have signed up to take part in the US NFC joint venture’s pilot trials, along with a number of local grocery stores, retailers, gas stations, coffee shops and restaurants. More
The Isis NFC pilots due to take place in Salt Lake City and Austin from this summer will run for six to twelve months before a nationwide rollout begins, the carrier-led joint venture’s Jim Stapleton has told delegates attending the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit... More
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