NFC payment systems in Canada - Page 5 - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums

 1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

post #61 of 62 (permalink) Old 2015-06-23, 04:35 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Posts: 15,062
Bell, Rogers, Telus, Koodo and Virgin are backing suretap, an open mobile wallet that was started by Rogers Communications Inc. and spun off into a separate entity, Suretap Wallet LP, late last year. CIBC is the first national bank to give customers the option of adding CIBC Visa or MasterCard credit cards to their smartphones to make NFC purchases up to $100.

Big telcos back new mobile-wallet app for smartphone payments - The Globe and Mail
Dr.Dave is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #62 of 62 (permalink) Old 2015-10-07, 01:03 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Posts: 15,062
Scotiabank today expanded its mobile payment service – My Mobile Wallet. By connecting to EnStream, Canada's mobile payments hub, the Bank added Bell, TELUS, Virgin and Koodo subscribers to the base of Rogers subscribers already served with their customer-focused mobile wallet.

Scotiabank selected EnStream's secure and standardized mobile payment services because EnStream enables credit, debit and pre-paid cards offered by all participating financial institutions, across all wireless carriers in Canada.

Only Canada has a central mobile credential management hub connecting banks, through a single point of contact, to mobile subscribers. EnStream gives banks an open alternative to proprietary solutions offered by international technology brands, an alternative that does not exist in many other markets. It also gives local, non-financial credential issuers such as transit authorities and governments, a secure way to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by mobile credentials.

By connecting to EnStream, Scotiabank becomes the fourth of Canada's six largest financial institutions to use the hub for connectivity to mobile subscribers. The EnStream platform allows banks to maintain their direct relationship with their customers through their own banking or payment applications.

Pay by tapping your phone is already supported by Bell, Rogers, TELUS, MTS, SaskTel, Virgin and Koodo, with other mobile network operators being added soon. Smartphone penetration in Canada is now over 80%, and mobile payments are now supported by over eight million smartphones in Canada. The number of NFC SIM cards in Canada, also required for SIM based mobile payments, has doubled to over 4 million during the first six months of the year and continues to exhibit strong growth, showing strong mobile network operator commitment to mobile payments across Canada.

Entrust Press Release.
Dr.Dave is offline  
Reply

Tags
nfc

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome