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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.

Published in Business IT
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 14:46

eftpos updates product roadmap

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Market

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Home Tech

Singapore telco Singtel has launched VIA, its cross-border mobile payment alliance, with regional associate AIS and Kasikornbank, Thailand’s largest digital bank.  

Published in Market

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Market

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?

Published in Development

At long last, Mastercard and Transport NSW have launched the first Australian contactless ticketing payment using Mastercard’s contactless cards or smartphone mobile wallets.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:48

Service NSW goes digital with Android Pay

The New South Wales government’s Service NSW agency has become the first government agency in Australia to adopt Google’s Android Pay service.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:47

ANZ, Google team up on Android Pay for Australia

The ANZ Bank has teamed up with Google to offer Android Pay to its customers.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:26

Semble launches ‘first’ NZ mobile wallet

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:04

Apple ignores established contactless payment markets

Just because Australians love iPhones and contactless payments, that doesn't mean all three go together in Apple's eyes.

Published in Core Dump

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.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 19 July 2013 08:50

PayPal challenges Visa and MasterCard

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.

Published in Mobility
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