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Discover increase acceptance in Nordics through Nets

Diners Club International, a part of the Discover Global Network has signed an agreement with Nets, a leading to help expand Discover Global Network acceptance in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

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Discover increase acceptance                      in Nordics through Nets

Today, Nets offers customers one of the widest ranges of payment brands in the Nordics, including both local payment schemes and international payment brands. With this agreement, Nets will work with current and prospective merchant partners to help provide increased acceptance of Discover, Diners Club International, PULSE and affiliate network cards across these markets.

“This agreement is good news for merchants as well as tourists in the Nordic countries,” says Anne Marie Kindberg, Senior Vice President and head of Commercial Management at Merchant Services in Nets. “This is a great opportunity for Nordic merchants to welcome not only the large volumes of international cardholders that use these schemes today, but also the potential Nordic cardholders in the future.”

The Discover Global Network has more than 44 million merchant acceptance locations and 2 million ATM cash access locations across 190 countries and territories. Discover has established network to network alliances across the globe, including relationships in China, Japan, Korea, India, Brazil, Turkey, Nigeria and throughout Europe.

“We are seeing a rise in popularity for the Nordic region as a business and tourist destination,” continues Amy Parsons, senior vice president of global acceptance at Discover. “Many Discover and affiliate network cardholders are travelling here, and our agreement with Nets will provide them with the opportunity to use their Discover Global Network card of choice at an increasing number of merchants while visiting.”

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