O-CITY and DSK Bank team up to launch contactless payments in Bulgarian public transport

Friday 30 July 2021 11:50 CET | News

BPC’s smart city payment division O-CITY has partnered with DSK Bank in Bulgaria and its subsidiary DSK Mobile, to deliver new ticketing system overseen by the Sofia Urban Mobility Center.

Together the companies enabled an open loop contactless EMV card to pay directly into the transport vehicle, which allows travellers across the capital to experience contactless payments. 

Passengers can now pay using contactless Visa or Mastercard bank cards issued by any bank or fintech company across the world or respective NFC mobile wallet, in 3,900 validators installed across the capital’s public ground transportation system including buses, trams, trolleybuses. The project will see 450 stations across the metro system accept payments in a second phase. With Visa Mass Transit and Mastercard Pay As You Go solutions, a payment can be processed in milliseconds and reduces the need for cash, as the bank card can be used as a ‘ticket’ on public transport. 

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Keywords: BPC Banking Technologies, mobile payments, credit card, Mastercard, Visa
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: Bulgaria
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