Acquisition to drive cash displacement and innovation in emerging markets Johannesburg, South Africa – March 6, 2018 – Mastercard has completed its acquisition of mobile payments technology company Oltio from Standard Bank Group. The acquisition builds on Mastercard’s longstanding relationship with Oltio, a startup that pioneered and patented several mobile payments and banking solutions, including an …
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Mastercard* and MegaFon have presented two joint initiatives at the interface between telecommunications and banking technologies at Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona from February 25 through March 1. Starting from March 1, MegaFon’s subscribers will be offered an opportunity to link their mobile phone account to Apple Pay or Samsung Pay by creating …
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At Eataly store Smeraldo, in Milan, Italy, everyone will be able to pay the bill with their mobile comfortably seated at their table Barcelona, February 28, 2018 ­— At Mobile World Congress, today Mastercard and Eataly announce a new partnership to roll out Eataly Pay app integrated with Masterpass, to enable multichannel, fast, simple and …
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BARCELONA – February 27, 2018 – Pizza Hut Restaurants today announced that it will roll out Mastercard’s Qkr! with Masterpass into its UK restaurants from March 19th. Diners at Pizza Hut restaurants across the country will be able to pay through their mobile without having to ask a waiter for the bill, saving them 12 …
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Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments February 22, 2018 – One quarter (24%) of Europeans expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. Contactless spend on Mastercard and Maestro grew by 145% …
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