BC Transit Launches Tap Payments Pilot in Victoria
BC Transit announced on Monday a new contactless payments pilot for the Victoria Regional Transit System. Starting in the “coming weeks”, new hardware installed on buses will be tested by BC Transit employees for several weeks. The system will be using Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) platform that is expected to launch system-wide later this spring. Contactless...
Canadians Ready to Embrace Contactless Payments for Public Transit
Nearly 68% of Canadians say contactless payments would make paying for transit quicker and more convenient, according to a new survey.
Sault Ste. Marie Transit Services Selects Umo for Contactless Fare Payments
The new contract will bring the Umo mobility platform’s contactless fare payment options to Ontario and expand Cubic’s footprint in Canada.
Nearly 80% of Canadians Using Contactless Payments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Contactless payments are now the preferred way to pay for majority of Canadians.
35% of Canadians Regularly Used Contactless Payments via Mobile in 2018: Report
Canadians are rapidly adopting newer digital channels in favour of paper and coin payments.
Contactless Payments in Canada See 45.75% YoY Growth in Q4 2017: Moneris
Customer spending in Canada has also gone up 4.26% in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Apple to Lead Contactless Payments Market Over the Next 4 Years
Apple will lead Samsung, Google and others in the OEM-Pay market.
Apple Pay Reportedly Set for July 14 Launch in the U.K.
Apple Pay will launch in the U.K. on Tuesday, July 14.