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Mastercard Announces Roadmap for Contactless Payments Consistency

Mastercard has announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap and go” standard in the next five years. The changes underway ensure that consumers, merchants and governments Read More →

UnionPay Cards to be Issued by Post Bank Uganda

UnionPay International (UPI) and Post Bank Uganda (PBU) have entered into a cooperation agreement. As a result of the partnership, EMV-compliant UnionPay debit cards will be issued in the Uganda Read More →

Pick n Pay and Mastercard partner to Donate 1.2 Million Meals to South Africans

Mastercard, Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA have announced a close working collaboration that is committed to donating 1.2 million meals to South Africans in need through an initiative called Read More →

UnionPay Cards are Now Accepted at ATMs of Morocco’s Largest Bank Attijariwafa

Morocco’s largest bank Attijariwafa has enabled their entire ATM base, numbering 1500 ATM’s to accept UnionPay cards. This development officially increases local ATM acceptance of UnionPay to 45%. The UnionPay Read More →

Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment

Mastercard unveiled a technology advancement for its biometric cards. With biometrics representing the next generation in securing payments, Mastercard developed a way for people to easily and conveniently register their Read More →

UnionPay International Launches “Fly to the World” Campaign

100,000 merchant locations outside mainland China provide up to 30%-off discounts for UnionPay cardholders. According to the data of several OTAs, over 60% Read More →

EMVCo Reports Over Half of Cards Issued Globally are EMV-Enabled

Aggregated data published by EMVCo shows that by the end of 2017, 54.6% of all cards issued globally were EMV-enabled. The number of EMV payment cards in worldwide circulation increased Read More →

KFC U.S. Partners with Ingenico Group to Simplify EMV Migration

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, has announced that the world’s most popular chicken restaurant chain, KFC, has migrated its payments system in the U.S. to Ingenico Group’s Read More →

Mastercard Retires Customer Signatures in US and Canada

Mastercard has announced that merchants in the U.S. and Canada can forego cardholder signatures for in-store credit and debit purchases, effective on April 13. The goal is to speed customers Read More →

Mastercard and Mada Partner to Enable Online Payment Transactions in Saudi Arabia

Mada, Saudi Arabia’s domestic payment network, and Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, announced the launch of a joint partnership initiative to enable online payments using Read More →

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