Plan to extend contactless payment in London

February 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p50
Trade Publication
This article reports that Transport for London is looking at ways of mailing small payments, a feature of its contactless Oyster payment card. The announcement comes after a pilot program a number of areas where cards have been used in libraries and leisure services. Oyster has the largest customer base of all smart cards in the Great Britain, with more than 2.2 million travelers in the capital. Although pioneering in the Great Britain terms, the development follows similar schemes in the Far East, where the leap from public transport ticketing to low value consumer payments.


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