Important Visa mobile payments milestone reached in India

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The financial giant has announced that it has issued over one million of its contactless cards in the country. Visa recently announced the issuing of over one million of its branded contactless cards in India. These were all issued through eight major banks within the country. These cards function on the same technology as contactless Visa mobile payments. The widespread use of these cards is opening the door for easier mobile payments to be rapidly adopted. There are over 100,000 merchant locations in India that are now set up to…

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TD Canada Trust launches its own mobile payments service

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TD Bank app has been updated to use new payment service TD Canada Trust has beaten both Apple and Samsung in launching a new mobile payments service in Canada. The company has launched its own payments platform in an effort to better connect with mobile consumers that rely heavily on their smartphones and tablets. The service is part of the TD Bank application, which is now available for Android devices. Those with TD Canada Trust Visa cards can now use the app to connect to sales terminals throughout the country,…

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Visa launches new program to support mobile payments

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Visa Developer may aid in the development of new mobile payments services Visa has released a new developer program that is designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile payments. Called Visa Developer, the program will provide developers with access to new technology, most of which is associated with mobile transactions in some fashion. The mobile payments market is growing quickly, and more companies are beginning to embrace mobile commerce as a way to provide better services to consumers. Visa has become heavily invested in this space and intends to secure…

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Google launches its new mobile payments service

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Google has officially launched Android Pay Google is taking another swing at mobile payments with the launch of its Android Pay platform. The new platform has been officially launched in the United States and is designed to work alongside Google Wallet, which is the company’s initial foray into the mobile commerce scene. Google has worked with various organizations to ensure that its mobile payments service will be as widespread as possible. Currently, Android Pay is accepted at more than 1 million retail locations throughout the United States. Android Pay is…

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Indian banks team with Visa to take on mobile commerce

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Mobile commerce to get a boost as banks partner up with Visa Several Indian banks have begun to test a mobile payment service that has been developed by Visa. Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and State Bank of India have all agreed to test Visa’s mVisa service, which will allow their customers to make in-store transactions with their mobile devices. They will also be able to use the service to pay bills and send and receive money with their smartphones. The service will be available to approximately 20,000 merchants…

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