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Apple Pay Now Available for Canadian Debit Cards

Posted by Gini Lindsay on May 10, 2016


Canada continues to be at the forefront of contactless payments, and has been driving the adoption of this technology since 2005 when it started issuing contactless cards to their customers and compatible terminals to merchants.

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Tags: Token Service Provider, Mobile Payments, Tokenization, Apple Pay

Mobile Payments @ Cards & Payments Australia

Posted by William Belle on May 4, 2016

Bell ID is heading for Melbourne on 11 &12 May for Cards and Payments Australia 2016! Part of the Total Retail & Payments Expo, the event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. The Bell ID team will be available at booth 14 in the Mobile Payment Zone, primed and ready to answer your questions on all things mobile payments, including loyalty, gifting, EMV payment tokenization, cloud based payments, host card emulation (HCE), ‘OEM Pay’ integration, blockchain and token service provider (TSP) technology.

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Who Should Be the Token Service Provider?

Posted by David Worthington on April 28, 2016

With the various mobile payment platforms rolling out worldwide, and consumers increasingly demanding mobile services from their bank, the issuing ecosystem is faced with a number of key decisions. Chief among which is how to access the essential tokenization services that underpin the security of mobile transactions.

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Tags: Token Service Provider, Tokenization

Holland Fintech Meetup Comes to Bell ID!

Posted by Jessica de Korte on April 14, 2016

Rotterdam is establishing itself as a leading hub for FinTech innovation, so we are excited to be welcoming the city’s best and brightest to our headquarters for next week’s Holland FinTech Meetup event.

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Tags: Bell ID

Tokenization White Paper – Everything you Need to Know

Posted by David Worthington on April 12, 2016

Tokenization is here to stay.

As a technology, it’s been around for a while and its use to secure payment card data has surged in recent years as mobile contactless payments have rolled out worldwide and online payments have cried out for additional security.

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Tags: Tokenization

April conferences: Catch us if you can

Posted by André Stoorvogel on April 4, 2016

It may not be March Madness, but with lots of the big industry events opening their doors over the coming weeks, April is certainly a busy month for Bell ID as we travel the world talking all things mobile payments.

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Tags: Mobile Payments, Bell ID

6 Top Innovative Mobile Payments Apps

Posted by William Belle on March 23, 2016

Everybody is talking about mobile payments.

Banks around the world are trialing and launching new platforms, the OEMs are rolling out country-by-country and battling for market share and, crucially, consumers are responding. Juniper Research predicts that mobile and contactless payments will hit $3.6 trillion dollars this year alone so the future of mobile money looks very strong indeed.

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Tags: Mobile Payments, NFC, Tokenization

What Did You Miss at Mobile World Congress?

Posted by André Stoorvogel on March 1, 2016

Mobile World Congress may be over, but the dust is still settling from the biggest mobile event of the year.

With so many announcements before, during and after the event, it can be hard to separate the gold dust from the gimmicks. To help, here’s our summary of some of the biggest mobile payments trends from the event, and what they mean for the industry in 2016 and beyond.

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Tags: Token Service Provider, Mobile Payments, Bell ID, Tokenization, Samsung Pay

Mobile Debit Payments in Canada just got even more secure

Posted by Gini Lindsay on February 22, 2016

When it comes to mobile payments, Canada has always skated ahead of the puck.

As far back as 2005, Canadian consumers were happily tapping their contactless cards to pay for goods. This was a year, don’t forget, in which a USB stick was considered futuristic. Early adoption of contactless payments has engrained a ‘tap and go’ culture, which, combined with high smartphone penetration and an expansive NFC contactless infrastructure, means that many Canadians see mobile payments as a natural progression.

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Tags: Token Service Provider, Mobile Payments, Bell ID, Tokenization

Why is Android Pay a good move for banks?

Posted by André Stoorvogel on February 18, 2016

The world of mobile payments is evolving at a rapid rate as the OEMs vie for market share, banks assess their myriad of options and new service providers enter the market on an almost daily basis. Android Pay is one of the banks’ key options when offering mobile payments to their customers, but what is all the fuss about?

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Tags: Android Pay

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