Category Archives: Vendor Zone

Payments Council re-brands to Payments UK

Having lost some of its teeth, the Payments Council will relaunch as Payments UK, a new trade association launched Monday 29 June. The new association will provide “a single, authoritative voice for the UK payments industry” at home, across Europe (more…)...
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Small World FS partner with Bharti Airtel

Small World FS has announced a partnership with Bharti Airtel, the Indian multinational telecommunications services company. Small World FS customers will now be able to send money to Airtel Money wallets in 17 countries in Africa, starting with Kenya, (more…)...
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Sequent closes new funding

Sequent Software, the leading innovator of digital issuance and wallet platform-as-a-service, announced that it has closed a new round of funding to support its expansion into global markets....
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The Bancorp partners with MeaWallet

The  Bancorp  and  MeaWallet  have  agreed  to  a  strategic partnership  to  deliver  open  loop  mobile  prepaid  cards  to  The  Bancorp  card  issuers  in Europe, with  the goal  of  launching  the  first  commercial  card  program  Q4  of  2015. The  MeaWallet  cloud-based  mobile  payment  (more…)...
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First National Bank launches MVNO

First National Bank is reportedly launching of a mobile virtual network, offering customers SIM cards. The bank already claims some 2 million customers for its various mobile-related products, which include pre-paid airtime top-ups, handsets, (more…)...
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TAG Systems enters into mobile payment

TAG Systems, a European smart card-based solutions provider, has acquired Seglan a Spanish IT company developing software and solutions for mobile payment and ticketing. International card payment schemes forecast that mobile transactions will exceed card based transactions by year 2020. As a result (more…)...
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Samsung partners for Samsung Pay launch in Europe

Oberthur Technologies (OT) has announced its partnership with Samsung for the deployment of Samsung Pay in Europe later this year. The Samsung Pay service will allow Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners to use their smartphone for contactless payments. The S6 and S6 (more…)...
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AmEx Lab testing facial recognition technology

According to a WSJ blog, American Express is experimenting with facial recognition and wearable technology that could turn into new capabilities for some of its mobile apps, including products aimed at customers traditionally underserved by financial services companies. To boost (more…)...
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