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Social Welfare Card for Two Million People with Low Income in Turkey

Two million low-income Turkish citizens will receive their welfare funds on MasterCard Prepaid Cards. That means beneficiaries such as widows, the disabled, and the elderly, will no longer have to Read More →

TSYS Supports EMV Campaign in Kenya

TSYS announced that it supports Paynet, one of Kenya’s leading financial services providers to issuers and acquirers, in its ‘Great Migration to EMV Chip Card’ campaign. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Read More →

Paynet Partners with MasterCard to Drive Local Migration to EMV Cards

MasterCard has signed a deal with regional card processor Paynet Group to partner in a local initiative geared towards encouraging the switch from magnetic strip to EMV cards. Dubbed “The Great Migration Read More →

MasterCard and The Leading Hotels of the World to Offer Cardholders Special Benefits

MasterCard and The Leading Hotels of the World announced an agreement to provide MasterCard cardholders offers at participating hotels globally. As the largest luxury hotel collection, with more than 430 Read More →

Visa and MasterCard Support Common Solutions to Enable U.S. Chip Debit Routing

MasterCard and Visa Inc.  announced an agreement to license their respective common U.S. debit solutions to each other to meet the industry need for a streamlined approach to route U.S. Read More →

Metbank and MasterCard Launch Zimbabwe’s First EMV Payment Cards

Metbank announced at an event held in Harare, that it has collaborated with global payments technology company MasterCard, to introduce Zimbabwe’s first EMV certified debit cards. Metbank will introduce Gold and Standard MasterCard Read More →

Kenyan University Partners with MasterCard & Equity Bank to Launch Alumni Card

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid, PayPass™-enabled card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and Read More →

British Airways Launches New Executive Club Multi-currency Travel Card with MasterCard Subsidiary

MasterCard subsidiary, Access Prepaid Worldwide announces a new partnership with British Airways to launch a new Executive Club Multi-currency Cash Passport™. The partnership will allow British Airways Executive Club members to Read More →

44% Growth in Pre-paid Payment Card Market Between 2013 and 2018 Says ABI Research

A combination of open and closed loop pre-paid payment cards in both the government and enterprise sectors will result in cumulative shipments totalling 3.6 billion between 2013 and 2018. ABI Read More →

ABSA Launches Multi-Currency Prepaid Travel Card

Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays has launched Multi-Currency Cash Passport - South Africa’s first reloadable prepaid travel Multi-Currency Card. The card allows cardholders to load multiple currencies on the same Read More →
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