New Zealand’s Westpac is to offer its customers contactless sticker for mobile payment. Westpac customers attach the sticker to the back of their mobile device to make quick, secure contactless payments.
The contactless sticker embeds a secure EMV microprocessor that will be linked to
Westpac customers’ credit or debit cards. It will enable small payments at more than 15,0001 contactless point-of-sale (PoS) terminals across the country. The contactless sticker is certified by international payment associations.
“The new solution will offer our 1.2 million New Zealand customers a better payment experience, reducing the wait at checkout counters,” said Shane Howell, Chief Product Officer at Westpac. “The contactless sticker is an ideal cost-effective solution that can be deployed quickly to enable mobile contactless payment for our customers.”
(1) http://www.foodstuffs.co.nz/media-centre/news-media/foodstuffs-plans-to-offer-visa-paywave-contactless-payments/ Story quotes 15,000 contactless POS in NZ with the source as VisaNet (December 2013)
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