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MasterCard Reports Strong Uptake of Contactless Payments in Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa Region

Momentum Driven through the Launch of Innovative 3D Soccer Ball Key Chain and MasterCard PayPass Watch Singapore, July 12, 2006–MasterCard Worldwide today announced continued momentum in the uptake of its “contactless” payment feature, better known as MasterCard PayPass. In the first five months of 2006, MasterCard in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa region witnessed…
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MasterCard, MTA and Citigroup Trial Fast and Convenient “Tap & Go” Payments in Select NYC Subway Stations

NYC Subway Trial Participants to Speed Through Turnstiles with a Tap Purchase, NY, July 11, 2006–MasterCard Worldwide, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA New York City Transit and Citi Cards and Citibank today announced the beginning of a six-month contactless payment trial in select New York City subway stations with pre-selected Citi credit card and Citibank…
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MasterCard, Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company and USA Technologies Introduce Contactless “Tap & Go” Payment Technology in Vending Machines

e-Port Selected as Payment Transaction Technology Purchase, NY, June 27, 2006–MasterCard International has teamed with The Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company and USA Technologies (OTCBB: USAT) today to announce that 1,000 Coca-Cola vending machines enabled with the e-Port cashless transaction solution will begin accepting MasterCard® PayPass™. The deployment is considered to be the largest rollout of…
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MasterCard Announces World’s First Watch Using MasterCard PayPass for Contactless Payments

Chinatrust Commercial Bank Launches MasterCard PayPass Contactless Payment Feature on a Soccer-Themed Watch Taiwan, June 06, 2006–MasterCard International (NYSE:MA), in conjunction with Chinatrust Commercial Bank, today announced the launch of the world’s first watch equipped with MasterCard® PayPass™, a new “contactless” payment feature that provides consumers with a fast and convenient alternative to cash for…
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American Express Announces Arby’s&Reg; Will Accept ExpressPay for Contactless Payments

Fast Food Restaurant Makes Dining In-Store and in the Drive-Thru Fast and Convenient NEW YORK, May 01, 2006–American Express today announced Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is the latest national merchant partner to accept ExpressPay from American Express. Arby’s plans to accept ExpressPay in-store and in the drive-thrus of its U.S. company-owned restaurants in the third…
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MasterCard PayPass Continues to be the Faster and More Convenient Way to Pay

Seven Million PayPass Cards and Devices Issued To Consumers and 30,000 Merchant Locations Accepting PayPass Globally Purchase, NY, May 01, 2006–The MasterCard® PayPass™ contactless payment solution continues to provide consumers with a faster and more convenient way to pay for their small ticket purchases. To date, approximately seven million PayPass cards and devices have been…
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Arby’s Taps MasterCard PayPass For Speed And Convenience at the Register and Drive-Thru

Fast Food Restaurant Chain Joins Growing List of Merchants Accepting PayPass Atlanta, GA, May 01, 2006–Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a leading quick service restaurant chain with more than 3,500 locations, today announced that it plans to accept MasterCard® PayPass™, an innovative contactless payment option, at registers and drive-thrus in its company-owned restaurants in the third…