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Smart cities and public transport move to open loop payment technology

The more access people have to new technologies, the greater the likelihood they will move to urban areas – a trend that is receiving much attention across the world. More than two thirds of the world’s population are expected to live in urban areas by 2050, creating huge challenges around pollution and transport. The adoption…

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Trending in digital payments: Prepaid cards go virtual

Parents use them to empower their children, corporates use them to pay employees, governments use them to disburse payments and benefits. But unlike regular debit or credit cards, prepaid cards come in a variety of guises and operate on a different fee structure. According to  Edgar, Dunn & Company research, the global prepaid card market…

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BPC-owned Radar Payments launches at Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE), Berlin

Berlin, Germany & Baar, Switzerland – 18 February 2020 Berlin was home to the Merchants Payment Ecosystem (MPE) 2020 on 18 February, the largest merchant and payment-acquiring event in Europe. It was also the occasion for BPC to launch its paytech, Radar Payments, offering modern white label payment-processing capabilities with a focus on innovation. As…

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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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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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