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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Payments posted in July 2012
TD Bank Selects CheckFree RXP for Electronic Billing
News  |  7/31/2012
The Fiserv product will give TD Bank customers access to the vendor's electronic and billing payments network.
Mobile Payments: Can Banks Seize the Moment to Transform Consumer Finance?
Commentary  |  7/30/2012
The growth of mobile banking has created a competitive landscape in payments and has caught the attention of government regulatory agencies. In the continuing payments evolution, can banks take advantage of the opportunities ahead?
Cash and Checks Aren't Dead Yet, Presenting an Opportunity for Banks
News  |  7/30/2012
Consumers are using credit, debit and prepaid cards more and more, according to MasterCard. But banks must improve their mobile payments offerings to further reduce customers' reliance on cash and checks.
After Much Fanfare, Isis Launches with Pragmatic Expectations
News  |  7/30/2012
Isis, the NFC-based mobile wallet venture formed by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, finally is gearing up for its long-awaited launch at the end of the summer.
Why More Banks Are Moving Toward EMV Adoption
News  |  7/30/2012
American Express is the latest -- and last -- of the three major card companies to issue a road map for EMV adoption in the United States. Is the switch to chip and PIN now inevitable?
Tapping the Payments Opportunity: Creating an Integrated Payments Business
Commentary  |  7/30/2012
A fully integrated payments business provides banks with the best opportunity to compete.
The Future of Payments at the Olympics
Commentary  |  7/26/2012
Visa is showing off some of its new payments innovations at the London Olympic Games.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Expands Card Solutions Internationally and Introduces SEPA Direct Debits
News  |  7/26/2012
Hoping to help clients looking to expand overseas, Bank of America introduced card solutions in new countries along with SEPA Direct Debits.
Mobile Payments Company payvia Announces Next-Gen Platform
News  |  7/25/2012
The Los Angeles-based firm has reached agreements with Sprint and T-Mobile USA.
Fiserv Launches Mobile App for Debit and Credit Card Rewards Program
News  |  7/24/2012
Fiserv today launched a new mobile app and upgraded website for its UChoose Rewards initiative, a credit and debit card loyalty rewards program.
Bank of America Switches to EMV Chip Credit Cards for Consumers
News  |  7/23/2012
The bank is targeting new EMV chip credit cards for consumers who travel overseas, where EMV technology is more common.
NFC Retail Payments Market to Reach $180 Billion by 2017
News  |  7/23/2012
According to Juniper Research, the rise in NFC payments will be driven by North America, Western Europe and Far East and China.
Western Union Bolsters P2P Payments Operations
Commentary  |  7/19/2012
With its peer-to-peer electronic transfers business expanding online, Western Union is now partnering with banks around the world to send account based money transfers.
Commonwealth Bank Aims to Revolutionize Mobile Point-of-Sale Transactions
News  |  7/17/2012
Commonwealth Bank rolled out a new set of mobile software, hardware and applications technologies today for merchants enabling point-of-sale transactions.
Equifax Releases New Card Marketing Product
News  |  7/17/2012
True In-Market Propensity (TIP) Scores are designed to aid banks, credit unions and other card issuers to target customers and members when they are most likely to accept a new card offer.
Securing Mobile Payments On the Go
Commentary  |  7/16/2012
Developments with mobile payments are quickly growing and different service providers are competing for their piece of the pie.
Cash is King in Sub-Saharan African Remittance Market
News  |  7/13/2012
But mobile money is on the rise in this largely untapped, underbanked market, according to a report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Fifth Third Releases New Healthcare Payment Receivables Solution
News  |  7/10/2012
RevLink Collect, is designed to help healthcare executives reduce the collection cycle for patient payments and provide more accurate and timely estimates for patients
Balancing Customer Choice, Cost and Risk in Payments
Commentary  |  7/10/2012
Deciding what payment methods to accept when consumers are paying monthly bills is a complex decision in today’s marketplace.
New Study Highlights Growing Importance of Mobile Payments
News  |  7/9/2012
IDC Financial Insights 8th annual Consumer Payments Survey found a significant increase in the use of mobile payments.
New Partnership Aims to Expand Mobile Payments in Europe
News  |  7/6/2012
Telecommunications provider Telefonica partners with Visa Europe to develop and spread mobile payments technologies across Telefonica's Europe-wide customer base.
New U.S. Bank Credit Card Gives Customers Control of Their Cash Back Rewards
News  |  7/5/2012
The U.S. Bank+ Visa Signature Card allows customers to select the type of merchandisers that they earn the most cash back from.
U.S. Credit Card Use on the Rise
News  |  7/5/2012
According to a MasterCard report, U.S. credit card volume increased by $185 billion in 2011.
American Express Announces EMV Roadmap
News  |  7/2/2012
The card company joins MasterCard and Visa in announcing EMV adoption plans.

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