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New Blog about payment technologies in digital goes urban

How Singapore became the world’s poster child of smart cities

When the average European arrives in Singapore, he or she will likely get the feeling they’re living in the future. They can call a Robocar, one of the first public trials to bring self-driving cars to consumers. You find 1Gbps fibre connection nearly everywhere you go. And as the nation is looking to go ‘cashless’,…

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New Blog about payment technologies in digital goes urban

Three smart city projects that are truly changing people’s lives

With over half of the world’s population living in urban areas at the moment, and additional 2.5 billion people joining them in the next few decades*, we’re at the verge of a sea change in urban life. One of the ways to make sure that existing city infrastructures can deal with all these new groups…

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Celebrating new office in Cambodia

BPC expands in Cambodia with a new office in Phnom Penh

BPC sees a lot of potential in Cambodia as an emerging market economy and has therefore opened a new local outpost in its capital Phnom Penh. BPC choose to expand its services in Cambodia because of the group’s history in the Asia Pacific Region (APAC). BPC already set foot on the ground in 2006 when…

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From the product you have to the service you need

For payment service providers and retailers alike, processing payments has been one of the key activities to which a significant portion of these companies’ resources have been allocated. Traditionally, these companies have been managing their own payment systems. This often resulted in headaches around finding and keeping skilled resources, staying in line with a never…

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BPC expands Middle East presence with opening of Pakistan office

Switzerland-based payments technology firm BPC has opened an office in Pakistan to serve the growing financial services market in the Middle East. The office location is Karachi, the country’s largest metropole and financial centre. The BPC team, with global and local staff, covers the need for innovative payments solutions while taking advantage of the rich…

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Digital goes urban – Building smarter cities

The concept of smart cities, built on ICT enabled and data driven policy making, has been around for many years but never before the pace of the change has been as high as today. Technological progress, cost reduction and a desire for cities to improve the quality of life in their area has sparked an…

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Frictionless payments and the importance of data – seven key learnings from this year’s edition of Money20/20

Money20/20, it’s a wrap. This year’s edition of one of the world’s most coveted fintech conferences transcended last years event again. Over the course of three days, Money20/20 brought together fintech’s captains of industry, startups worth watching, leading financial media and major banks in one of Europe’s leading fintech hubs: Amsterdam. BPC offered visitors a…

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Form3 and BPC announce partnership to combine expertise in cloud-based payments processing solution

Baar, 13 June 2019 BPC, a leading payments provider to financial services companies and Form3, a cloud-native payments provider, have announced a partnership to deliver a complete cloud-based payments solution. The solution will cover origination, processing, clearing and settlement. The partnership has already successfully delivered UK Faster Payments, CHAPS, BACs and SEPA services to a…

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