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Gemalto and Visa roll out contactless payment wristbands at Eurovision

Gemalto

PARTNER NEWS: Visitors to the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in Stockholm, Sweden, this month will be able to purchase contactless payment wristbands that will enable payments at any Visa contactless terminal in the world. The wristbands, which will be active until the end of October, will be rolled out by Visa and digital security giant Gemalto. More



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Visa Europe reports “significant growth” in higher value contactless transactions

A Visa contactless card

The increase in the UK contactless card payment limit from £20 to £30 has had “a transformative effect” on consumer spending habits, according to Visa Europe, with contactless transactions over £20 seeing an average monthly growth rate of 19.1% between October 2015 and March 2016 — more than twice the average monthly growth rate of 8% for contactless transactions under £20... More



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Visa Europe adds support for cloud-based credentials to tokenization service

Visa

Visa Europe has expanded its tokenization service to include support for services where payment credentials are stored in the cloud — such as banks’ own mobile payment apps, wearables and other connected devices — as well as for internet browser-based wallets, retailer-specific checkout offerings like Visa Checkout and card on file payment options... More








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