CPI Launches First EMV Prepaid Cards to Canadian Market with Berkeley Payment Solutions

CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial and EMV chip card production and related services, announced the launch of its first EMV Prepaid card program in Canada with its long standing customer, Berkeley Payment Solutions. CPI has developed its EMV Prepaid solution to better serve its customers globally as the demand for higher security

Thuraya Teams up with Western Union

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a Mobile Satellite Services operator, and Western Union have announced their agreement to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid SIMs for voice and data services using the Western Union Quick PaySM service. The service is available at participating Western Union agent locations in the majority of the 200+ countries and territories in

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 Research forecasts that 53% of 2018 shipments will be smart card enabled, up from 24% in 2013. The sharp rise is driven by an increasing

MasterCard Announces New Appointments for APMEA Debit and Prepaid Teams


MasterCard announced two appointments in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region: Robert Keenan will be taking on the role of Asia/Pacific Region Lead for Debit and Jason Tymms will take over as Prepaid Lead for the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa region. Rob, who has been with MasterCard since March 2005, will be