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30 MARCH 2017
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article thumbnail Thursday, 07 July 2016

EC clamps down on prepaid cards and virtual currencies
Prepaid loading limits cut after terror attacks Read more ...

 
     

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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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NORWAY: Country profile on a dynamic payments market. Interviews, analysis and data
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 09 February 2017

Kenya issues social payment card
Product to access government services Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 02 February 2017

Mastercard fined for prepaid breakdown
US$13m penalty for “preventable failures” Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 11 August 2016

Lyft to sell gift cards at Starbucks
Card will enable people to buy credit for other riders Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 21 June 2016

Funding: Loot raises £1.5m
Student start-up widens its offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 28 April 2016

Middle East and Africa prepaid award winners announced
Lebanese bank scoops innovation prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 02 March 2016

Wirecard launches new form Visa card in Germany
First Visa SimplyOne card competes in MasterCard market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 02 February 2016

American Express winding down its prepaid division
Prepaid cards no longer profitable as a stand-alone product Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 January 2016

InComm launches open-loop prepaid digital cards
Products designed to seeped up loyalty reward distribution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 29 April 2015

Prepaid card for poker players
Card can be funded by vouchers, debit card or bank transfer Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 15 January 2015

Spotify teams up with prepaid provider
Payment option for Premium users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidMonday, 01 December 2014

Skrill Group buys e-money provider
Acquisition to expand prepaid card solution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 25 November 2014

New prepaid rules will hit high-fee issuers, says Fitch
More transparent issuers likely to benefit Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 06 August 2014

Barclays offers gift cards via Pingit
App available across range of brands Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 12 June 2014

Visa sets out new prepaid standard
New designation to increase transparency of US reloadable products Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 10 June 2014

Association of Labour seeks prepaid partners
A number of providers to be appointed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 09 February 2017

Kenya issues social payment card
Product to access government services Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 02 February 2017

Mastercard fined for prepaid breakdown
US$13m penalty for “preventable failures” Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 11 August 2016

Lyft to sell gift cards at Starbucks
Card will enable people to buy credit for other riders Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 21 June 2016

Funding: Loot raises £1.5m
Student start-up widens its offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 28 April 2016

Middle East and Africa prepaid award winners announced
Lebanese bank scoops innovation prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 02 March 2016

Wirecard launches new form Visa card in Germany
First Visa SimplyOne card competes in MasterCard market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 02 February 2016

American Express winding down its prepaid division
Prepaid cards no longer profitable as a stand-alone product Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 January 2016

InComm launches open-loop prepaid digital cards
Products designed to seeped up loyalty reward distribution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 29 April 2015

Prepaid card for poker players
Card can be funded by vouchers, debit card or bank transfer Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 15 January 2015

Spotify teams up with prepaid provider
Payment option for Premium users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidMonday, 01 December 2014

Skrill Group buys e-money provider
Acquisition to expand prepaid card solution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 25 November 2014

New prepaid rules will hit high-fee issuers, says Fitch
More transparent issuers likely to benefit Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 06 August 2014

Barclays offers gift cards via Pingit
App available across range of brands Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 12 June 2014

Visa sets out new prepaid standard
New designation to increase transparency of US reloadable products Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 10 June 2014

Association of Labour seeks prepaid partners
A number of providers to be appointed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidFriday, 30 May 2014

Oman bank issues World Cup card
Prepaid product for 2014 tournament Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidFriday, 09 May 2014

Japanese telco launches prepaid card programme
Partnership with MasterCard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 23 April 2014

Prepaid sector "under threat" from AML directive proposals
Lack of clear due diligence rules threatens commercial viability, warns industry group Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 March 2014

paysafecard posts “record” 2013 turnover
Prepaid offering now available in 22 countries Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 05 March 2014

Visa strengthens prepaid fraud detection
Database enables programme managers to share information Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 15 January 2014

Prepaid provider expands into Lithuania
Latest partnership follows Bulgaria deal Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidFriday, 10 January 2014

JP Morgan quits prepaid business
Decision after card hack and series of fines Read more ...

 
     
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