Barclaycard Business has extended its long-standing partnership with Transaction Network Services (TNS) following more than nine years together. TNS manages billions of transactions each year for Barclaycard Business, and aims to ensure efficient authorisation and timely settlement across its secure private network. TNS provides a range of services, including routing point of sale transactions from Barclaycard Business customers over ISDN or PSTN, DSL, host to host, leased line connectivity for larger customers, end of day settlement and polling files from Barclaycard Business’ terminal estate.
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