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MuchBetter launches 'free' contactless payments ring

Finextra

Wearable paytech provider MuchBetter has launched a contactless payments ring in Italy that is free - as long as users load it with €100 through the associated app.

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Ajman Transport and Visa Collaborate to Implement Contactless Payments on Buses

Fintech Finance

The Transportation Authority in Ajman and Visa , a global leader in digital payments, have signed an agreement to enable the acceptance of open contactless payments on public transport buses in Ajman, in line with the emirate’s smart mobility goals. The agreement was signed by Eng.

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Elavon to Enable Contactless Payments for SEPTA Commuters

Fintech Finance

Bank and one of the largest payments processors globally, is partnering with Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to offer contactless payment acceptance from any enabled card or mobile device across transit services. Contactless payments have helped shape the way consumers pay.

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Contactless payment transaction values to double by 2029

NFCW

Adoption of softPOS payment solutions by smaller businesses will drive a 113% increase in contactless payment transaction values by 2029, Juniper Research predicts. ” “As access becomes more widespread, users increasingly expect contactless payments; creating a virtuous cycle of increasing use,” they add. .

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Stripe, Alaska Airlines to offer in-flight contactless payments

Payments Dive

Payments company Stripe said it’s the first time that an airline will use Apple’s contactless payments feature across an entire fleet.

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Smart Payment Association reports on growth in contactless payment card shipments

NFCW

CONSUMER PREFERENCE: Customer demand is driving the uptick in contactless card shipments: Nine in ten of the 3.2bn smart payment cards and modules shipped in 2023 included support for contactless payments “as consumers in all markets embrace touch free payments and tap-to-pay goes mainstream”, the Smart Payment Association reports.

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Wearable Paytech Provider MuchBetter Launches Contactless Payment Ring for Free in Italy

Fintech Finance

MuchBetter’s contactless payment ring functions just like any other payment device, and can be used to make payments all over the world, anywhere that Mastercard is accepted, just by tapping the ring on the contactless payment terminal. delivery charge to get their hands on the ultra-stylish ring.