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MasterCard and Visa Agree to a Common Contactless Communications Protocol

Purchase, NY and San Francisco, CA, March 14, 2005–MasterCard International and Visa International today announced that they have reached an agreement to share a common communications protocol and associated testing requirements for radio frequency-based contactless payments at the point of sale. This protocol is based on the MasterCard® PayPass™ ISO/IEC 14443 Implementation Specification. Contactless payments,…
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MasterCard, MBNA, Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens Deploy MasterCard PayPass

MBNA Seahawks and MBNA Ravens Extra Points Cards to be PayPass-enabled, Offering Fans Speed, Convenience and Rewards Purchase, New York, February 22, 2005–MasterCard International today announced it is working with MBNA, the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens Football Clubs to incorporate MasterCard® PayPass™ contactless payment technology into the MBNA Seahawks and MBNA Ravens Extra Points…
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‘Tap and Go’ at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres With MasterCard Paypass

Toronto, ON (CGX.UN) February 13, 2005–Cineplex Entertainment, Canada’s largest motion picture exhibition company, and MasterCard Canada have teamed up to offer moviegoers state-of-the-art payment technology designed to improve customer convenience and payment speed. Moviegoers carrying PayPass-enabled MasterCard cards will be able to pay for tickets and concession items by simply tapping their cards at designated…