Desjardins and MasterCard Bring New Payment Options to Canadians

The Desjardins Cash Back MasterCard card will be offered with no annual fee and include up to 1% cash back on sales. The Desjardins Cash Back World MasterCard card will be offered with an annual fee of $50 and include up to 2% cash back. It will also feature Rental Vehicle Collision/Loss Damage Insurance. “We’re

Walmart Adds MasterPass by MasterCard to Online and Mobile Checkout

MasterPass is a simple, convenient, trusted digital platform that provides a fast, safe shopping experience at thousands of online merchants. It enables consumers to pay for the things they want with the security they demand, online or mobile, using any device. The platform securely stores payment and shipping information, which is readily accessible when a

Tanzania Lauded for Success in Digital Financial Inclusion

Tanzania has been lauded for facilitating agreement among telecoms to allow their customers transfer money across multiple networks. The Director of Financial Inclusion at the MasterCard Foundation, Ms Ann Miles said interoperability agreement among mobile network operators has placed the country among few global champions in financial inclusion. “Tanzania is taking the right direction, moving towards

CommBank Expands Tap & Pay

CommBank app Tap & Pay now supports both MasterCard and American Express credit card payments, adding to the existing debit card functionality and giving more Australians the ability to further embrace the digital wallet and manage their money on-the-go. Customers can now make credit card purchases at the Point of Sale using CommBank app Tap

Stonegate Bank and MasterCard Enable U.S.-Issued Debit Cards for Use in Cuba

Stonegate is pleased to announce that the bank is now offering a Debit MasterCard that can be used at any of Cuba’s 10,000 hotels, restaurants and other card-accepting merchants. “This is the first step in relieving the burden of U.S. travelers carrying cash when travelling to Cuba and another step in normalizing commercial relations between

MasterCard Cardholders Can Now Use Vodafone Wallet to Pay Contactlessly

Vodafone Wallet users will be able to pay for goods and services contactlessly using their MasterCard cards, with the service scheduled to launch to consumers in European markets within weeks.  Contactless card payments using Vodafone Wallet require a Vodafone NFC SIM and are supported on more than 60 Android smartphones. Customers can simply: Activate the

Net Element Integrates Mobile Payments and EMV Acceptance Into Aptito

Net Element, Inc., a provider of global mobile payment technology solutions and value-added transactional services during Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, announced the integration of mobile payments acceptance including Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Europay, MasterCard and Visa (“EMV”) into Aptito, its proprietary cloud-based, hospitality focused Point-of-Sale (“POS”) system. Money 20/20 is

Number of Card-accepting Outlets Set to Double by 2020 – Can Visa and MasterCard Keep Up?

The number of merchant outlets worldwide accepting card payments is set to double from 46.6 million at the end of 2014 to 90.3 million by 2020. This is one of the findings in RBR’s new report, Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2020. While Visa and MasterCard are currently accepted at 78% of outlets