Softpay and Dotykacka launch Tap-to-phone payments

Thursday 26 October 2023 10:50 CET | News

Softpay and multifunctional POS system solution provider Dotykacka have launched Tap-to-phone payments in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with Nexi as the acquirer.


The collaboration between the Tap-to-phone technology provider and Dotykacka seeks to meet the increased demand for contactless payment acceptance in these regions, with the collective goal being to provide businesses with a versatile range of point-of-sale options, cater to the needs of mobile workforces, and deliver self-service and emergency SoftPOS solutions, ultimately reinforcing businesses and offering advanced services to end consumers.

Softpay – Dotykacka partnership details and Nexi’s role as an acquirer

Per the press release, Nexi Central Europe, providing acquiring services supported by Softpay, enables Dotykacka to introduce SoftPOS payment solutions throughout the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Being a provider of acquiring for Central European countries, Nexi’s extensive expertise in payment processing and its strong presence in the financial services industry were essential in enabling the partnership.

Softpay provides a rapid and user-friendly method to initiate contactless payment acceptance on Android-based devices, and the solution can be downloaded from Google Play and used both in standalone mode and through versatile integration options. When commenting on the announcement, company officials said that the expansion of the SoftPOS tech to the Czech Republic and Slovakia marks a milestone for Softpay. Per their statement, their primary objective is to provide businesses in these regions with accessible and efficient contactless payment acceptance solutions that have no requirement for specific hardware.

Softpay and Dotykacka launch Tap to phone payments

The Czech Republic’s payment landscape

The collaboration comes at a time when the payment industry is undergoing significant shifts, with market research revealing that over two-thirds (67%) of consumers in the Czech Republic prefer to conduct transactions exclusively through non-cash methods, which showcases the increasing importance of digital payment solutions. Softpay enables any Android device to act as a payment terminal, providing more flexibility and bettering customer interactions.

More to this point, Dotykacka officials advised that as the payment landscape evolves, innovative solutions are paramount, and they believe the partnership with Softpay to play a pivotal role in driving this transformation.

Having a shared vision of facilitating simplified, secure, and efficient payment transactions, Softpay and Dotykacka seek to provide tap-to-phone solutions that address the rapidly changing preferences of consumers in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Softpay, Dotykacka company offering and mission

A Denmark-based payment company, Softpay has developed a SoftPOS or Tap-to-phone solution that accepts contactless cards and mobile wallet payments free of dedicated hardware. Leveraging the embedded NFC chip, the solution turns any Android mobile phone into a contactless payment terminal. The Tap-to-phone solution is approved by Visa, Mastercard and Dankort and has been live since November 2021.

Dotykacka provides multifunctional POS systems, complete with advanced hardware and the Dotypay solution. Operating in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia, Dotykacka serves more than 20,000 customers, and its app, together with touch cash registers and compatible accessories, provides an affordable POS solution for varied industries, simplifying operations and attracting new customers.

For more information about Nexi, please check out their detailed profile in our dedicated, industry-specific Company Database.

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Keywords: partnership, paytech, contactless payments, SoftPOS, Tap-to-Pay, NFC, payment methods, mobile payments, fintech
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Companies: Dotykacka, Nexi,
Countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia
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