New organization aims to establish standards for wireless ATM security, reliability

Founders of the ATM Connectivity Coalition hope to introduce standards that will ensure a robust and secure transaction environment without placing an unreasonable burden on ATM operators.

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Employees put data at risk on WiFi

Employees expect to use their mobile devices at work, and employers often don't mind because of the cost savings. However, the use of personal smartphones and other mobile devices at the office creates problems for IT managers. A business with...

Beware the 'evil twins' of Wi-Fi

For most travelers, finding a reliable Wi-Fi connection is usually a priority. While a mobile 3G/4G hotspot connection satisfies some, it doesn't compare to the speed of Wi-Fi for laptops or uploading/downloading larger files. NBC news reports, "More and more...

Mobile ATMs to the rescue

This has been one of the strangest and most devastating years for weather in the U.S. No matter where you live, you've been affected by extreme elements. Growing up on the Gulf Coast, this was the time of year when...

How the 'digital life' affects identity theft and financial loss

You're on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. You use Gmail, Yahoo, and online banking.

What's the difference between using proxy vs. VPN?

If you live in or travel to a country that controls what websites citizens can and cannot view, then you might not have access to sites like Facebook or YouTube. In this case you might have considered using a proxy or a VPN — But what’s the difference? A virtual private network is a network set up to communicate privately over a public network.

How protected is your tablet on Wi-Fi?

To understand how protected you are, you need to understand how unprotected free public wireless is. This has nothing to do with how secure Apple devices are compared to Android. By default, free public wireless is open and unencrypted, and the data that travels over it from each device to the router is naked for all the world to see.

ATMIA US 2013: a new way to go wireless

According to Steve Mieczkowski, most providers of wireless ATM services require a two-year contract, a high monthly rate and a monthly lease payment for a wireless device. Mieczkowski was at ATMIA 2013 to showcase the WirelessATMStore.com, a division of Partner ATM that operates by a much different business model than its competitors.

Wireless ATM company syncs with a different business model (video)

WirelessATMStore.com breaks out of the standard lease-and-contract model with a proven alternative.

Close the door, Richard!

I travel a lot. Not so much by plane these days as by car, SUV and even RV.

Commentary: 6 wireless myths that need debunking

ATM Marketplace is pleased to introduce our new blogger, Chris Baird of OptConnect, as he takes on the wireless skeptics.

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NEWS


GetWireless moves up in Inc. 5000 rankings

GetWireless can now boast eight consecutive years on the magazine's list of fastest-growing private companies in the US.

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.

Telit, Digi secure wireless router solution focuses on financial services

Telit Wireless Solutions, a provider of machine-to-machine products and Digi International, a provider of end-to-end wireless solutions, have announced the integration of the Telit xE910 module family with the Digi TransPort family of cellular routers in the new WR11. A...

Encore Networks LTE router gets the 'all clear' from Verizon

Encore Networks has announced that its EN-4000 family of routers has been certified for use on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. The device can serve as either a primary connection or as a back-up to help reduce costs and...

Diebold goes global with NFC card readers for ATMs

Diebold Inc. announced today that it is making a contactless card reader available to all financial institutions globally.

Verizon debuts wireless remote management for ATMs

Verizon Enterprise Solutions is introducing a fully managed, wireless ATM connectivity solution, Managed Wireless ATMs, that banks can deploy to their remote or mobile ATMs, or use in business continuity planning. A news release from Verizon said the solution, powered...

OptConnect intros Portal online wireless portfolio manager

Wireless ATM connectivity solutions provider OptConnect has rolled out OptConnect Portal, a new online wireless device portfolio management system. The cloud-based system allows users to monitor and remotely control OptConnect wireless gateway devices from any Internet-enabled device. "[W]e are really...

FIME presents 'The NFC security quiz'

Get out your Big Chief tablet and No. 2 pencil, because consulting and testing provider FIME has six questions for you about NFC.

Wintrust pilots FIS cardless ATM access

FIS, a provider of banking and payments technology, has announced that Wintrust Financial Corp. will conduct a pilot test of the FIS Cardless Cash Access solution.

Encore C2C M2M wireless routers certified for ATM ISOs, IADs

Encore Networks, a provider of machine-to-machine solutions for fixed and wireless communications, has announced that it has received certification from Elan Financial Services for use of the Encore C2C M2M wireless router for IAD- and ISO-deployed ATMs. "Elan processes transactions...

Mada Comm. to provide wireless connectivity for Kuwaiti ATMs

Kuwaiti broadband service company Mada Communications has been selected by K-net, Kuwait's provider of national electronic banking services, to provide wireless Internet connectivity for K-net ATMs in Kuwait. K-net provides electronic banking services to all FIs in Kuwait, including ATM,...

Hughes India wins $36M in contracts for ATM connectivity project

Hughes Communications India Ltd., a subsidiary of broadband satellite network provider Hughes Network Systems LLC, has landed contracts with India's public sector banks to connect 27,000 offsite ATMs with a secure broadband satellite network over the next two years. The...

Cash a hot commodity in Sandy's wake

Some residents of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are wishing they'd taken out a bigger bankroll at the ATM before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. In areas without power, both POS systems and ATM terminals remain unusable. Bank of...

Diebold, Verizon Terremark team up on advanced data centers

Diebold Inc. today announced the addition of two data centers located within Verizon Terremark facilities in Richardson, Texas, and Manassas, Va.

WorldPay US certifies Encore Networks M2M cellular routers for ATMs

Encore Networks, a provider of machine-to-machine solutions for fixed and wireless communications, today announced that WorldPay US Inc. has certified Encore's line of C2C routers for wireless ATM transactions over the WorldPay processing platform. Available in both industrially hardened and...

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Wireless ATMs offer new opportunities for financial institutions to increase transactions and further automate branches. Learn more about wireless ATMs and financial self-service devices in this Research Center.