NFC payments up to £20 in the UK

POSTED BY on Jun 4 under Mobile & Web News

From 1st of June the amount that people can pay using NFC technology has increased. Customers with contactless smartphones and cards with NFC will be able to pay up to £20 using NFC terminals and POS, as the previous limit was £15. The increase will bring the UK close to the eurozone line, where users [...]

Barclays to release a new version of Pingit

POSTED BY on May 17 under Mobile & Web News

Barclays has improved its Pingit peer-to-peer mobile payment application, by removing the cap on business payments and including features like QR Code scanning, integrating current accounts and user-friendly features for handling multiple phone numbers and joint accounts.   The new version of the application is dealing with a number of user complains about the limited [...]

Dublin theater installed a contactless payment terminal

POSTED BY on May 15 under Mobile & Web News

The Bord Gais Energy theater in Dublin became the first live entertainment location in Ireland that installed a contactless payment reader. A special terminal has been placed in the theater and will allow customers to make contactless transactions up to £12 with a tap of their contactless-enabled bank cards. The reader is provided by the [...]

2degrees to bring NFC payments in New Zealand

POSTED BY on May 11 under Mobile & Web News

The New Zealand mobile operator 2degrees and the contactless card provider Snapper are now in partnership to bring NFC payments to the city of Wellington. The Touch2Pay service is available on LG Optimus Net phones and can be used to make payments wherever Snapper cards are accepted, such as taxis, buses, cafes and shops. Customers [...]