VeriFone selects Chase Paymentech for iPhone payments


VeriFone has announced that Chase Paymentech has been selected as the preferred provider of new merchant accounts for buyers of VeriFone’s PAYware Mobile iPhone card payment solution sold through Apple Retail Stores and the Apple Store online beginning April 6.

Chase Paymentech, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase, is a payment processor and merchant acquirer and an ideal partner in providing merchant processing services to small businesses who purchase the PAYware Mobile card encryption sleeve for iPhone.

‘Chase Paymentech will be instrumental in achieving our goal of making it as easy as possible for merchants to acquire PAYware Mobile for iPhone so they can meet their customers’ demands for a card payment option,’ coments Douglas Bergeron, CEO, VeriFone. ‘No longer will these small businesses lose sales because of an inability to accept payment by credit card or ‘check’ card.’

VeriFone’s card reader slips over iPhone to accommodate card swipes and allow merchants to avoid high-cost ‘card-not-present’ fees. It incorporates a stylus for signature capture and a mini-USB port for charging iPhone while the ergonomic reader is attached. The PAYware Mobile card encryption sleeve incorporates VeriFone’s end-to-end encryption technology and ensures secure payment processing.

Users also gain access to the PAYware Connect gateway, a fully customizable gateway service that’s ideal for small businesses. Details of all iPhone payment transactions are available in real-time within the Merchant Portal on the payment gateway, which also enables businesses to consolidate payment reporting from multiple PAYware Mobile-equipped iPhones.