EthSwitch, BPC partner to create national switch infrastructure for Ethiopia

BPC's SmartVista will provide a central transaction switching platform to give customers access to their money and other financial services regardless of home bank.

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Why do consumers hate ATM fees so much?

It might be because they don't have a clue where the money goes ... and nobody's taken the time to educate them.

Dressing up for the occasion ...

There's no question that ATMs are getting dressed up. Whether it's in support of something temporary — a concert or other event — or an installation of a more permanent nature, ATMs can put on a show.

How does Brazil score in financial services?

With more ATMs (118:100K) and plastic than anyone else on the continent, Brazil is a clear winner. But how does it rate internationally?

Video teller machines: The future of community banking?

Some community financial institutions around the U.S. are looking to a new technology to steer customers to lower-cost delivery channels.

A very big roll of the dice ...

As HP moves to change the way we think about computers, it might be that ATMs will not change that much after all, but everything behind their façade will be barely recognizable.

Is real-time banking fast enough?

As more countries bring real-time money movement to their consumers, it raises the question, is real time fast enough?

All things working together: ATM systems testing for Windows 7 migration

Webinar stresses the importance of advanced testing in rolling out an updated OS that works as expected.

Webinar: A sneak peek at the 2014 ATM Software Trends Report

What you need, what you need to know about software trends and directions.

In 2014, Wincor World revolves around the customer

Europe's ATM giant is ready to implement its ambitious global growth strategy customer by customer, answer by answer.

2014: The year of the seamless transaction?

A great, cross-channel customer experience is the gold standard for FIs. So why is it so hard to deliver?

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NEWS


Sharenet expands ATM service footprint with acquisition of Express Teller Services

The acquisition will allow Syracuse, New York-based Sharenet to expand its service footprint to serve credit unions and community banks on the West Coast, the company said.

New switch to help Indonesia's regional banks compete with major FIs

Infrastructure on the Way4 processing platform will provide connections between all provincial regional development banks, existing local and domestic switches, mobile operators and billing aggregators.

Ascert adds EMV testing and certification capabilities to hosted services

The cloud-based solution aims to ease an expected testing and certification bottleneck as ATM liability shift deadlines approach.

Oberthur develops America's first Durbin-compliant MasterCard-certified debit card

The company's Cosmo v5 M/Chip Multi-Application is enabled for use on two unaffiliated debit networks as required by law in the United States.

Euronet subsidiary Ria achieves major expansion in India

Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc., has announced its expansion in the Indian market with the addition of 17,000 India Post locations through a partnership with Instant Cash. Instant Cash, a subsidiary of the Emirates Post Group,...

CU24 extends ATM access to 5 new FIs serving 84K members

Members of the five new participating institutions will have access to the largest credit union-owned ATM network in the United States.

Brazilian banks to improve availability of off-us ATMs

The new agreement among Brazilian FIs will improve ATM access for travelers attending the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero.

New processing center equips Russian FI for rapid expansion

Russlavbank can now launch new products in a matter of days and tailor its products for individuals or groups, assisted by an open system platform from BPC Banking Technologies.

Shazam adopts MasterCard common debit solution for EMV transactions

The Shazam Network has announced that it will make the MasterCard EMV debit solution available to all of its participants. The agreement provides all members of the Shazam Network with an EMV license for MasterCard products. “The objective of our...

Compass Plus wraps first phase of ATM switch, processing migration for major Indonesian bank

The project for Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional marks the entry of the payments software and services provider into the Indonesian market.

TNSLink to provide wireless services for Malaysian ATM network

Transaction Network Services will provide secure, high-speed transaction transport and ATM communications for the Malaysian Electronic Payment System.

Bank kiosks expand ATM services with face-to-face interaction

Citizens Bank of Edmond in Edmond, Okla., has become the first community branch in the nation to put a face to electronic banking with direct video links at the ATM, according to an announcement from technology provider Ordermatic. The bank...

WVLSC, Co-op enter ATM network partnering agreement

West Virginia League Services Corp. has agreed to promote Co-op Financial Services' 30,000 ATM network exclusively to the league's member credit unions.

Fee-free Aussie ATM network seeks immunity from price-fixing complaints

The six members of Australia's FeeSmart ATM sub-network are hoping that the Australian Competition and Consumer Committee will agree that, in their case, price collusion benefits consumers.

Visa digs in its heels against Russian demands

Will the largest network in Russia tell Putin's Duma what they can do with their new payments system rules, or will Putin back down in the face of losing first-world payment status?

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