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Mobile Payments: PAY.ON to support Apple Pay

PAY.ON is preparing for the October launch of Apple Pay in the US, with planned integration and support for Apple’s recently announced digital wallet service.   Although Apple Pay will only be rolled out in the US initially, in partnership with major card schemes and selected merchants, we expect that it will not be long [...]

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Mobile Payments: Will Apple Pay be a mobile payment game changer?

The latest iteration of the iPhone was revealed at a much-hyped event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday, 8th September. As expected, the Apple Watch was officially unveiled, but it was the official announcement of Apple Pay that made this latest update of major interest for the payments industry.   Sources speculated prior to the event [...]

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How does COPYandPAY Address the Challenge of Advanced Remote Management of Payment Forms?

  Payment forms (also known as payment widgets) are an invaluable payment technology, not only because they are simple to integrate, but also because they give merchants full flexibility in the design of their checkout pages. However, following initial integration, the flexibility of payment forms can take some effort to manage. Merchants are often required [...]

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The Paypers interview with CEO Markus Rinderer about the success of Alternative Payment Methods

PAY.ON CEO Markus Rinderer discussed alternative payment methods with The Paypers and the role they play in cross-border ecommerce.   Following some extracts of the interview: In your opinion, how do alternative payments contribute to the development of the cross-border sector? Markus Rinderer: In today’s cross-border environment, alternative payment methods are a guarantee of growth [...]

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Global coverage: Why local alternative payment methods are the key to successful global expansion

  Why is global coverage important?   Effective global coverage requires the right local acquiring partners, as well as alternative, locally-preferred payment methods. Payment service providers can boost merchants’ sales by up to 40% by offering the right mix of local acquiring and alternative payment methods, as they maximize conversions and reduce drop-outs. End result? [...]

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Hello SEPA – Official Start of New European Direct Debit Standard

A long journey has ended. From today on – August 1, 2014 – all direct debits in Europe are being processed exclusively with the new SEPA standards. PAY.ON enabled the migration for its clients with a fast switch within just one day. SEPA has had a big impact by making payments within Europe considerably simpler. [...]

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PAY.ON AG Extends Its Executive Board to Include Tobias Schweiger as New COO and CFO

PAY.ON AG has extended its Executive Board to include a third member. Tobias Schweiger has been appointed COO and CFO. His areas of responsibility include the ongoing expansion of the core business, the continued rapid penetration of the global market, and the corporate finance of PAY.ON AG. By extending its Executive Board, PAY.ON AG has [...]

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SEPA Direct Debit shows great acceptance – migration deadline in sight

The migration to SEPA Direct Debit is running successfully. The majority of direct debit traffic in Europe has already switched to SEPA. In Germany, the largest direct debit market in Europe, already in April SEPA Direct Debit transactions amounted to 62% of all payment transactions by direct debit. This is an increase of 33% as [...]

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IxoPay and PAY.ON partner to provide an easy cross-border payment interface for online payment acceptance in the USA and Europe

IxoPay LLC (, a global compliance, support, and payment service provider, and PAY.ON are combining their expertise to provide global merchants with a quick and easy interface to a payment solution that has all the advantages of the latest payment technology and over 150 payment methods globally, via one API. The new interface will be [...]

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The driving forces behind the rise of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) payment infrastructure solutions in global e-commerce

During the last few years, a steady rise of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) payment infrastructure applications, especially in e-commerce and m-commerce, could be noticed.   In this post, PaaS is understood synonymously to SaaS, a software tool that is hosted and maintained by an external IT provider and that can be accessed by the users via a [...]

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