Tag: PayPass

First NFC smartphones certified as MasterCard PayPass approved devices

Research In Motion announced the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphones are the first SIM-based NFC smartphones to be certified by MasterCard Worldwide as PayPass-approved devices. With this certification, any MasterCard PayPass-issuing bank globally will be able to

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Success of Isle of Wight trial will see cashless festivals take off next year

With the festival season in full swing both organisers and festival goers are suffering the usual headache of managing cash with the average queue at the ATM reported as over an hour. However Intelligent Venue Solutions (IVS), who have over

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Music fans give thumbs up to contactless

Festival-goers put MasterCard prepaid contactless-enabled wristbands to the test during the UK’s 2011 Isle of Wight Festival and a resounding 100% said they would use the technology at future events. The vast majority of those using the PayPass prepaid wristbands

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1,000 UK retailers set to accept contactless payments

eMoney News Around 1,000 UK retailers are set to accept contactless smart card payments this year, it has been revealed. via 1,000 UK retailers set to accept contactless payments. What we choose to carry in our wallets is an important

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