Thales is supplying Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK) with its Gemalto Trusted Services Hub (TSH) that offers CBK customers the freedom and convenience of secure contactless payments, on their smartphones.
Contactless payments such as mobile wallet transactions have risen in hypermarkets across the region by 78 percent in Q1 2020 when compared with the same period a year ago, according to recent industry reports.
Emirates NBD has announced that its debit and credit card customers can now pay via Google Pay.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have recently entered into an agreement that provides a framework for cooperation and referrals between the innovation teams of each authority.
Network International has partnered with Alipay to provide seamless payment services to Chinese shoppers in the UAE.
Network International, has announced the launch of ‘Go-Online’, an e-commerce platform, powered by Shopmatic, targeted at local small, medium and start-up businesses.
Speaking at the Seamless Middle East forum in Dubai today, Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO and founder of Souq.com, said that the $580 million Amazon acquisition in 2017 put the UAE at the forefront of technology innovation, but there is still much to be done in the region’s e-commerce space.
Batelco has stated that over 40 brands alongside 300 retail outlets have already signed up to make the bWallet service available for their customers.
Paolo Gagliardi, CEO, Trriple, talks about the company’s recently launched latest m-Wallet app.
Niranj Sangal, group CEO, OMA Emirates, draws out the developments in the mobile payment industry and elaborates on Ingenico partnership. …