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US Bank is first to enables mobile payments for corporate cardholders

U.S. Bank Corporate Travel Card clients will soon have the convenience of paying for expenditures via mobile with Apple Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay. This new functionality allows commercial cardholders to conveniently and securely pay on the go with compatible devices, making U.S. Bank the first financial institution to offer a mobile payment solution […]

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Constellation Payments gets new Elavon certifications

Constellation Payments, a leading gateway and merchant services provider specializing in integrated payment processing solutions for software applications, have revealed that its integrated payment terminal solution, and contactless payment functionality, have been certified for Canada. With this certification, Constellation Payments is the first ISO to attain approval with Elavon for EMV contact and contactless terminal […]

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FIME expands cloud-based payment testing portfolio with AMEX qualification

FIME’s Global test tool has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation for cloud-based payment mobile application testing. This news expands FIME’s extensive portfolio of laboratory services and test tools for AMEX issuers and payment solution providers. FIME’s Global tool is now available to mobile payment solution providers and payment issuers for use during the development phase of […]

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NXP delivers new Secure Element chip for NFC and security apps

At this years MWC, NXP Semiconductors N.V. unveiled its new PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and NFC solution. It is the Industry’s first 40nm SE and is designed to ease development and implementation of an extended range of secure applications for any platform including smartphones, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The chip combines […]

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GigSky, Gemalto enable seamless connectivity for devices around world

Gemalto will supply GigSky with its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services on a GSMA1 compliant embedded SIM (eSIM) with remote management capabilities. Devices enabled with these eSIMs will allow end-users to choose short-term data plans across the globe. GigSky offers mobile connectivity solutions for consumers and businesses with service available in over 140 countries for a […]

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mVisa to Expand to 10 Countries

Visa has announced during this years Mobile World Congress that mVisa, its QR-based payment service, now live in India, Kenya and Rwanda, will soon be available to merchants and consumers in Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Pakistan and Vietnam. mVisa, a mobile solution, is said to brings the benefits of easy and secure digital commerce […]

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G&D, Caixabank give payments wristbands to MWC visitors

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), in collaboration with CaixaBank, will distribute wearable wristbands for contactless payments among MWC 2017 attendees. The wristbands, manufactured by G&D, are lightweight, submersible and ergonomically designed. These certified by Visa devices have an initial balance to be used in shops in Barcelona and worldwide. They integrate a security chip based on […]

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NFC, IoT and Security – the big three at MWC

Oleg Kosine, Market Manager- Vendors, FIME Mobile World Congress brings together the biggest names in mobile, and the build up to Barcelona is always dominated by talk of ‘big-ticket’ product launches. To be successful, however, mobile technology must be both secure and interoperable. It may be less glamorous, but hacks and failures can have a […]

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