In continuing its quest for acquirers, Zapp, has announces that Elavon has signed up to offer Zapp mobile payments to merchants and consumers from 2014. Elavon will work with Zapp to provide a simple way for customers to pay, instantly, for goods and services using just existing bank accounts and mobile devices.
The news follows the announcement in January of lead financial partners – HSBC, first direct, Nationwide, Metro Bank and Santander – who are all supporting Zapp. Elavon join already confirmed Zapp payment partners WorldPay, Optimal Payments, Realex and SagePay who will help roll out Zapp digital payments to millions of consumers later this year.
Elavon is a leading global payments provider, each year processing 3 billion transactions worth $300 billion, with 1.3 million customers worldwide.
“Elavon is focused on payments innovation and continually extending the range of new services available to our customers. Offering a range of payment options at the checkout is crucial for retailers today; Zapp represents the leading UK mobile payment facility with the broadest financial services industry support,” comments Andrew Rush Head of International Product at Elavon.