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ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Smart cards: slowdown in growth of global shipments

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jun 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Chip and PIN: not enough to beat card fraud

Chip and PIN payment cards are currently being trialed in Northampton, before a planned nationwide rollout. The introduction of chip and PIN will certainly be an important development in the fight against card fraud. However, as one police chief has now pointed out, new technology may only deflect fraudsters' attentions to other areas.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Jul 2003
Expert View
Expert View

Greater interchange transparency on the cards

Interchange fees have long been a bone of contention between card issuers and merchants, with the result that many regulatory investigations into the validity of the fee have taken place. However, Datamonitor's Helen Smith argues that a severe reduction of interchange will be bad for both the industry and consumers...

Published By Datamonitor
13 May 2004
CommentWire
CommentWire

MasterCard / NameProtect: phishing out the fraudsters

Growing concern over the security of online financial transactions has prompted MasterCard to team up with NameProtect, one of the world's leading digital fraud detection companies. If banks and card issuers wish to fully exploit the potential of the Internet, they will have to prove to consumers that they are on top of the security threat.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Jun 2004
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Expert View

Plastic Nation: UK accounts for two-thirds of total value of credit card transactions in Europe

New research from Datamonitor has shown that Britons are officially addicted to plastic. The UK has the highest plastic card penetration in Europe with over two payment cards for every man, woman and child. This level is double the European average, and the UK is also the only country in Europe with more credit cards than people.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Nov 2004
CommentWire
CommentWire

Scott Tod: fighting for independence

Following Nationwide's campaign against fee charging ATMs and a government inquiry into ATM pricing, independent ATM operators have seen figures hit. Whilst critics of fee charging ATMs will be pleased at the news, in reality consumers have never had it so good in terms of the number of free ATMs and the convenience in ATM locations overall.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Jan 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Oyster: opening up to retail payments

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is to extend the use of Oyster, its pre-pay contactless ticketing card, to some retail outlets and TfL car parks. The move follows the successful migration of similar programs in Hong Kong and Singapore. However, while there is great potential for contactless payments to succeed, it is unlikely that they will do so overnight.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Mar 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

ATM charges: a high price for convenience

A UK government committee is widely expected to recommend changes to the way in which independent ATM operators charge consumers to withdraw money. However, while there some issues around the provision of free banking services to the financially disadvantaged, independent ATMs offer greater convenience for consumers, thereby justifying a charging system.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Mar 2005
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Payment methods: UK banks on credit

Published By Datamonitor
08 Apr 2005
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

UK cards and payments: plastic becomes payment method of choice

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2005

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