Tag: Contactless payment

Digital Turkey: the growth of contactless payments

In the final installment of our series on Digital Turkey, we’ll take a look at the evolution of contactless cards in Turkey. As our previous articles have shown, Turkey is years ahead of many of its European neighbors when it comes to the adoption of numerous technologies, and contactless is no exception. Turkey has the […]

U.S. Transit Riders Give Thumbs Up to Contactless Open Fare…

How many trains have you missed because you’re stuck in line waiting to a buy a ticket or to refill your fare card?  Even missing one is probably one too many.  If you follow the transit industry, you may have heard that several large U.S. agencies have announced plans to move to open fare transit […]

How ready is the US for contactless payments?

Seasoned readers of the blog will know all about the contactless challenge we ran in London last year. Two of the city’s finest mobile bloggers, Ewan MacLeod and Jon Choo, went head-to-head as they put London’s NFC payment infrastructure to the test. The findings were enlightening on the state of contactless payments in the UK, […]

The Truth About EMV in the US: How Easy is…

EMV is a hot topic among merchants, banks, and card issuers in the U.S.  Along with the new technology comes an abundance of rumors, myths, and half-truths.  We recently discussed two important questions, Is EMV Coming or Not?, and Can We Skip EMV and Jump Straight to Mobile Payments?  Today we’re discussing a popular EMV […]