Saturday September 19, 2020 15:44

DIGITAL PAYMENTS Press Releases

Visa launches “Team Shop Chat Thai” lucky draw campaign to help power Thailand’s economic recovery Stcoks—21 Aug 20

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced the launch of “Team Shop Chat Thai” lucky draw campaign offering rewards to Visa cardholders. The campaign is a collaborative effort led by Visa, along with its bank and

Visa cooperates with TAT to expand digital payments as Thai tourism industry adapts to “new normal” Lifestyle—05 Aug 20

Yuthasak Supasorn (center), Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Thapanee Kiatphaibool (right), TAT Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business and Suripong Tantiyanon (left), Visa Country Manager, Thailand announced

Shopee sees growth in digital payments, as the pandemic pushes Thailand towards a cashless society Events—09 Jul 20

While 60% of purchases made using digital payments were by younger users, Shopee also saw increased adoption among users aged over 50 Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has seen an acceleration in digital payments as

Eight in ten Thais use contactless payments more often as they become uncomfortable with cash Stcoks—18 Jun 20

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today released findings from its Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study [1] (the “Study”), that show almost eight in ten Thais (79 per cent) are using contactless payments more often than

Rapyd Research Identifies Rising Digital Payments Winners Across Asia Stcoks—11 Jun 20

The Rapyd 2020 Asia Pacific eCommerce and Payment Study conducted in March and April across seven countries in APAC reveals the most frequently used and preferred payment methods of 3,500 consumers Rapyd, a global Fintech as a Service company, has

Visa launches program to help Thai social commerce sellers accept digital payments to accelerate Stcoks—04 Jun 20

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a program that makes it easier for Thai social commerce sellers (“sellers”) including small businesses and individual merchants to accept digital payments. The program is

Global technology and payments companies invest in Gojek to boost digital payments and accelerate Events—04 Jun 20

Gojek announced today that Facebook and PayPal have joined Google, Tencent and others as investors in its current fundraise. This new investment will support Gojek’s mission to boost Southeast Asia’s digital economy, with a focus on

SCB to Provide Digital Payment Solutions for Haier Smart Home System Stcoks—25 May 20

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has teamed up with Haier, a world leader in electrical appliances and innovations and the world’s number one electrical household appliance brand for eleven consecutive years, to seal a deal under a “Digital Payment

ไทยพาณิชย์ จับมือ ไฮเออร์ เชื่อมระบบธุรกรรมการเงินดิจิทัลสนับสนุนโครงการ Haier Smart หุ้น—25 May 20

ธนาคารไทยพาณิชย์ จับมือ ไฮเออร์ ผู้นำด้านผลิตภัณฑ์และนวัตกรรมเครื่องใช้ไฟฟ้าระดับโลก และเป็นแบรนด์เครื่องใช้ไฟฟ้าภายในบ้านอันดับ 1 ของโลกติดต่อกัน 11 ปีซ้อน ร่วมลงนามในสัญญาภายใต้ความร่วมมือ “Digital Payment Solutions for Smart Home”

Thai consumers adapt payment behaviour as 'new normal’ takes shape - Visa Stcoks—20 May 20

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced key findings on how the spending habits and behaviours of Thai consumers are changing as operating in the 'new normal’ takes shape across the globe. These findings come from a Visa

UnionPay International Optimizes Online & Mobile Payment Services Encouraging Thai customers Stcoks—13 May 20

Over a year ago, UnionPay International released The Future of Payments Study which found that cash remains the most popular mode of payment. Now, however, in light of the recent developments with global pandemic, we see an accelerated shift from a

KBank launches KASIKORN Global Payment Company Limited (KGP) to offer PayDii a regional digital Events—22 Jan 20

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has launched KASIKORN Global Payment Company Limited (KGP) (KGP) to develop and provide the PayDii digital payment system, which is designed for both merchants and online shoppers. This digital payment solution allows merchants to

Ksher Payment Connected Thai merchants to the Global E-Wallet and Revealed the Cross-Border Payment Stcoks—23 Dec 19

Mr. Bryan Zhou, Co-Founder and CEO of Ksher Payment, an innovative digital payment solution company, was invited as a guest speaker in the 'Cross-Border Payment Solution' seminar, which was a part of the 24th Infinity Ventures Summit has been took place

Banks in Southeast Asia Risk Losing Nearly US$5 Billion in Payments Revenue by 2025, According to Stcoks—20 Nov 19

- As much as 17% of banks' payments revenue in Thailand, or nearly US$1 billion, is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments and competition from non-banks - Yet, as digital payments continue to grow, banks in the region can tap into

Thai consumers keen to use wearables and biometrics for payment, highest in Southeast Asia Visa Stcoks—11 Nov 19

Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, today revealed Thai consumers show the highest level of awareness and comfort in using wearables and biometrics to make payments comparing to other Southeast Asian nations, based on findings from the Consumer

Wirecard Expands Its Global Financial Platform Services with Market Entry Into China, Investing in Stcoks—06 Nov 19

- Strong growth potential by supporting Chinese and international companies in their business inside and outside China Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is investing in a comprehensive license portfolio for digital

Bain Company, Google and Temasek: Digital Financial Services Revenue in Southeast Asia Set to Jump Stcoks—30 Oct 19

Digital payments alone will exceed US$1 trillion in transaction value by 2025, as customer adoption of digital financial services reaches an inflection point Among the findings of a recent report, Fulfilling its Promise - The Future of Southeast Asia's

Mastercard Strengthens its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments in Asia Pacific with Increased Stcoks—19 Jul 19

Global payments and technology leader is bringing further innovation to Thailand as part of its push to advance the regional digital payments agenda Today, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of

Photo Release: Mastercard Presents its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments at the Bangkok Stcoks—19 Jul 19

Recently, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of real-time and digital payments solutions across Asia Pacific through its regional real-time payments hub, with data centers in Thailand and

More Thais are going cashless during the Songkran holidays according to Stcoks—27 Jun 19

Visa transactions increased by 15 percent and overall spending increased six percent during Songkran 2019 compared to the year prior Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, has revealed that cashless payment options offering greater security,

Wirecard Enables E-commerce Channel for IKEA Thailand#s First Online Events—11 Jun 19

- Wirecard to provide digital payment services for Swedish furniture brand in Thailand, after implementing its platform services in Singapore and Malaysia - Across Thailand, businesses earned an estimated 3.3 billion euros in revenue through e-commerce

7-Eleven CLiQQs with CleverTap To Drive Effective Customer Engagement for its Digital Payments IT—18 Apr 19

The retail giant uses CleverTap's customer lifecycle management platform to drive successful online and in-store user engagement and retention strategies CleverTap, the customer lifecycle management platform, today announced that 7-Eleven Philippines, a

Four in five Thais tries going cashless as confidence in digital payments grows Visa Stcoks—09 Apr 19

Four in five Thai consumers (78 percent) have tried going cashless in 2018, compared to only fifty percent in previous year as confidence in digital payments grew, according to the 2018 Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study (the "Study"). The study

วีซ่า ร่วมกับ Siam Hop ผลักดันอุตสาหกรรมการท่องเที่ยวและการคมนาคมสู่ระบบดิจิตอล หุ้น—30 Jan 19

ความร่วมมือในครั้งนี้เผยให้เห็นถึงประโยชน์ของการใช้ระบบการชำระเงินดิจิตอลมาตรฐานสากลแบบเปิดสำหรับทุกเครือข่าย (open-loop digital payments) สำหรับผู้โดยสารและผู้ประกอบการขนส่งมวลชน วีซ่า ผู้ให้บริการด้านการชำระเงินในรูปแบบดิจิตอลระดับโลก ประกาศ Siam Hop

Visa and The Mall Group collaborate to drive the future of retail in Stcoks—17 Dec 18

The long-term partnership will see The Mall Group and Visa leverage the latest payment technologies to develop personalised shopping experiences for consumers Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, and The Mall Group, Thailand's leading retail

Visa announces plans to strengthen payments security in support of Thailands cashless Stcoks—03 Dec 18

Security remains a key consideration for Thai consumers as they adopt new payment methods Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, has today launched its Future of Security Roadmap for Thailand, outlining a robust approach for strengthening

AFF SUZUKI CUP 2018 SCORES UNIONPAY AS OFFICIAL PAYMENT BRAND Stcoks—02 Nov 18

Partnering with Southeast Asia's most-watched football tournament for the first time, UnionPay aims to ride on the tournament's popularity to connect football fans through digital payments across Southeast Asia AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 has scored global

Visa and Fitbit launch Fitbit Pay in Thailand Stcoks—10 Oct 18

Leave your wallet and phone at home and pay effortlessly for items with your Fitbit Ionic or Fitbit Versa smartwatch Visa, the world's leader in digital payments and Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, today announced that Fitbit

Visa marks major milestone in Thailand with full participation in domestic debit Stcoks—27 Jun 18

Visa to offer comprehensive suite of debit products and resources to grow digital payments in line with National ePayments Plan Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, has announced it is now processing debit transactions in Thailand. This