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Westpac trials HCE Digital Wallet technology
Posted on 22-Jul-2014 14:09Tags News, eWallet

Westpac is trialling Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments, the first bank in New Zealand to actively do so and one of only a handful of banks globally to be using the innovative "digital wallet" technology. Comments (Comments)

Westpac NZ to launch online payment option direct from account
Posted on 29-May-2014 09:54Tags News, eWallet

When available, Direct From Account will enable customers to purchase goods or services via a merchant's website and extends the merchant's reach to customers who do not have, or prefer not to use, a card online. Comments (Comments)

Visa to replace signatures with PIN in New Zealand
Posted on 22-May-2014 09:43Tags News, eWallet

Change is part of a Seven Point Security Plan announced by Visa in 2009 and Visa is taking the lead to strengthen payment security. Comments (Comments)

MasterCard to power Nigerian Identity Card Program
Posted on 9-May-2013 11:19Tags News, eWallet

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard have announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. Comments (Comments)

Study shows US consumers not aware of electronic payment options
Posted on 6-Feb-2013 09:42Tags News, eWallet

Low awareness, understanding of benefits and availability among retailers are among the key barriers to adoption of digital wallets. Comments (Comments)

Wellington’s Snapper up for International Technology of the Year Awards in London
Posted on 16-Jan-2013 18:47Tags News, eWallet

Touch2pay with Snapper Mobile has been selected in the Technology of the Year Award at the MasterCard Transport Ticketing Awards that will be announced in London on January 29th. Comments (Comments)

2degrees and Snapper partnership makes mobile payments real
Posted on 4-May-2012 08:13Tags News, eWallet

New partnership with Snapper lets customers pay with mobile phone instead of Snapper cards. Comments (Comments)

SmartPay and Snapper enter partnership
Posted on 28-Sep-2011 12:12Tags News, eWallet

SmartPay has entered into a partnership to offer the Snapper contactless payment solution on SmartPay’s retail network via the PAX terminal range. Comments (Comments)

Snapper instant payment smartcard launches in Auckland
Posted on 9-Mar-2011 17:49Tags News, eWallet

Service launches with support from 150 retail outlets, 1000 taxis. Comments (Comments)

Snapper wins with Auckland Transport announcement of integrated ticketing
Posted on 16-Dec-2010 15:00Tags News, eWallet

Snapper offers customers integrated ticketing and instant small value payments. The Snapper system in Wellington also provides valuable journey data that can be used to plan better transport services for passengers. Comments (Comments)

Snapper to enter Auckland market in 2010, targets Rugby World Cup for integrated ticketing
Posted on 1-Dec-2009 16:00Tags News, eWallet

From mid 2010 some Auckland buses will progressively begin accepting Snapper cards, and the technology can readily be extended to other public transport modes before the Rugby World Cup. This means that more than half of all Auckland commuters will be able to pay for their journey by using a Snapper card, and the company will be working to extend its coverage further. Comments (Comments)

Snapper spreads integrated ticketing footprint
Posted on 23-Jul-2009 17:21Tags News, eWallet

New Zealand’s leading smart card solution provider expands its integrated ticketing system to include taxi services as another mode of travel, providing easier, seamless travel on public transport in the greater Wellington region. Comments (Comments)