More than 140,000 contactless payment terminals have been set up in the UK to date. Perhaps more of the industry’s budget should have been towards marketing as well as for the installation of the technology to facilitate such payments. Read …

Contactless payments stalled by ‘speed’ Read more »

Tagged with: , ,

Barclaycard PayBand was launched for festival-goers that attended this year’s Barclaycard Wireless Festival – the first music event in the country to be fully contactless enabled, giving music lovers the ability to enjoy the experience without having to carry cash. …

Barclaycard PayBand Read more »

Tagged with: , , ,

Greggs the bakers is going contactless/wave and pay at its 1,500 shops. The Co-op’s supermarket chain is introducing the system at all stores within the M25, while Wilkinson, Subway and Superdrug are introducing new tills. They join early-adopter firms such …

This year the contactless ‘wave and pay’ revolution finally begins Read more »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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 …

Music fans give thumbs up to contactless Read more »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Starbucks: trialling contactless payment in UK stores Starbucks is to follow rivals such as Costa Coffee and McDonalds by offering contactless payments in its UK stores. The coffee-shop chain has signed a deal with Barclaycard, in partnership with Visa Europe, …

Starbucks announces UK contactless payment trial Read more »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

For anyone that is in doubt that contactless cards are coming, read this: You are seeing a massive increase in the number of banks that are issuing contactless debit and credit cards at the moment. There will be 22 million …

O2 to launch mobile wallet service Read more »

Tagged with: , , , ,

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 …

1,000 UK retailers set to accept contactless payments Read more »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,