Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI), with the support of SIX Card Solutions, is continuing to pioneer payments innovation in Austria through the launch of CardMobile, which allows for contactless payments via smartphones. SIX Card Solutions will process the transactions on its processing platform with the same level of security and reliability that is common with card-based payments.
SIX Card Solutions has been RBI’s partner since 2009, having also supported the introduction of contactless credit cards in Austria in 2011. The proven co-operation has now been renewed in another future-oriented project, with SIX Card solutions now enhancing its processing platform for the acceptance of mobile payments. It is now in a position to process payments that are executed via smartphones with the same speed, security and systems availability as traditional cards. In the future, SIX Card Solutions is also going to support the issuing of contactless cards based on VPay for RBI.
Gerald Kubu, head of CardService at RBI, said: “Pioneering work requires creativity, but also quality and speed in order to succeed in a complex environment. We wanted to be the first to launch mobile payments in the Austrian market. With a very short time to market and high commitment, SIX Card Solutions helped to make our project successful.”
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