eftpos has announced seasoned digital executive Mark Britt has joined the eftpos team as CEO of Beem It to take it next-level with plans for a new national rewards platform for Australian consumers, while also providing evidence a Parliamentary inquiry today into Mobile payment and digital wallet financial services.
Debit card processor eftpos hasn't given up the fight against its multinational rivals. Its Product Roadmap 2021 Update outlines plans for mobile wallets, ecommerce, digital identity, APIs and fintech access, and QR codes.
Debit card provider eftpos has launched a FinTech advisory committee in collaboration with FinTech Australia, designed to give fintechs a direct say in how they can access and leverage the eftpos payments network for the “betterment” of Australia’s digital economy.
Small businesses have been among the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Australia but new research on the impact on their operations shows SMEs nationwide have adapted swiftly to the challenges by embracing digital commerce.
Debit card provider eftpos has announced an updated digital product and technology rollout scheduled for the next two years which it claims will create greater value, ease and security for consumers and businesses by enabling “compelling innovations” for members, Fintechs and retailers that enhance the digital commerce experience.
A survey of 1000 Australians has found that about half (48 percent) are now using their smartphones to make payments, either through use of an app — including mobile banking — or else through other functionality.
Biometric authentication is key to future payments in Australia, according to a new survey which reveals that nearly a fifth - or 17% - of Aussies are interested in using a microchip in their hands to make payments easier.
Singapore telco Singtel has launched VIA, its cross-border mobile payment alliance, with regional associate AIS and Kasikornbank, Thailand’s largest digital bank.
In-store contactless payments are estimated to reach US$2 trillion worldwide by 2020, with the global market driven by an explosion in the use of payment cards and mobile wallets.
Singtel has demonstrated its cross-border mobile payments service initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders for leaders at the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore, ahead of the first commercial launch of the service in Thailand with regional associate AIS.
With mobile wallets set to pass two billion users next year, and QR code payments soaring in China despite challenges elsewhere, who will cash in and win the digital wallet war?
At long last, Mastercard and Transport NSW have launched the first Australian contactless ticketing payment using Mastercard’s contactless cards or smartphone mobile wallets.
The New South Wales government’s Service NSW agency has become the first government agency in Australia to adopt Google’s Android Pay service.
New, Australia-first research on the impacts mobile technologies are having on the country’s productivity and workforce participation challenges has found that Australia’s economy was $42.9 billion larger in 2015 than it would otherwise be because of the benefits generated by mobile technology take-up.
The ANZ Bank has teamed up with Google to offer Android Pay to its customers.
New Zealand’s ‘first’ mobile wallet has been launched by local company Semble in a collaboration with mobile phone network operators 2 degrees, Spark and Vodafone.
The ANZ claims banking will be safer and easier for its customers with the planned introduction of new technology to its ATMs and enhancements to its FastPay app for processing credit and debit cards through mobile devices.
Just because Australians love iPhones and contactless payments, that doesn't mean all three go together in Apple's eyes.
Australians are increasingly using their smartphones to help them with their shopping, but according to a new research report retailers are unprepared for handling this shifting consumer behaviour.
The battle for the future of payments in Australia has taken another turn, with the local operation of PayPal announcing mobile app deals with hospitality technology companies EatNow and OrderMate.
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