Transaction Network Services Adds Ingenico's iWL250 3G Wireless
Terminal to Its EMV-Ready Device Portfolio
TNS Certifies the iWL250 3G Terminal to Expand Its Wireless Payment
Offerings to Its Network of Customers in the U.S.
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- Ingenico (Euronext:
FR0000125346 - ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions,
and Transaction Network Services (NYSE: TNS), global provider of data
communications and interoperability solutions, today announced that
TNS has certified Ingenico's Telium 2 iWL250 wireless payment
terminal for use with the TNSPay Mobile wireless payment gateway in
the United States. Ingenico's device is the first EMV-ready payment
terminal available on the market to support 3G connectivity.
The iWL250 terminal meets the latest PCI PTS version 3.0 security
requirements and is equipped to handle both EMV- and NFC
transactions. The certification of Ingenico's terminal helps TNS to
continue with its strategic objective to provide merchants and ISOs
with the most innovative mobile technology to accept all forms of
"For over eight years, TNS has been one of the leading providers of
reliable and secure mobile payments for merchants. Through TNS'
partnership with Ingenico, we are offering a differentiated, fully
EMV-compliant product to our customers in the U.S.," said David
Cronin, senior vice president & General Manager Payments, North
America; "The certification of the iWL250 3G wireless terminal
affirms TNS' long-standing commitment to provide our merchants with
the latest secure, innovative and cost-effective mobile and wireless
Manufactured with advanced merchant functionality in mind, the iWL250
handheld terminal operates on 3G wireless networks, as well as legacy
infrastructures and diverse payment processing platforms. The
terminal is designed to support traditional magstripe cards, along
with newly emerging EMV and NFC dynamic payment options. The terminal
uses Ingenico's global dual chip Telium 2 architecture and is fully
PCI compliant, facilitating secure, fast and reliable transactions.
The iWL250 comes standard with embedded multiple forms of payment
processing technologies, which precludes the need for expensive
future hardware upgrades.
leading global POS manufacturer, we are very pleased to have
the iWL250 3G mobile terminal certified by TNS. Their commitment to
deliver the latest mobile and wireless payment processing technology
to their vast network of clients, allows our product faster entry
into the U.S. market and immediately establishes the iWL250 as a
primary wireless terminal choice for ISOs and merchants," commented
Rod Hometh, vice president for market development for Ingenico North
America. "The iWL250 Telium-based terminal is a perfect payment
acceptance product for any small to medium size merchant seeking to
differentiate themselves by securely accepting all current and future
forms of payment such as EMV chip card and NFC-enabled transactions
either at checkout or remotely. We're certain that the wide base of
TNS' customers will be pleased with this product and its unparalleled
performance today and in the future."
Innovative Telium 2 features such as high definition color screens,
dual chip architecture, 3G wireless, and embedded contactless, have
made Ingenico's POS devices the most tech savvy, secure and
competitively priced products available in the marketplace today.
For more information on the availability of the iWL250 terminal
through TNS, contact T: 1-866-523-0661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Transaction Network Services (TNS)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is a leading global provider of
data communications and interoperability solutions.
TNS offers a broad range of networks and innovative value-added
services which enable transactions and the exchange of information in
diverse industries such as retail, banking, payment processing,
telecommunications and the financial markets.
Founded in 1990 in the United States, TNS has grown steadily and now
provides services in over 60 countries across the Americas, Europe
and the Asia Pacific region, with our reach extending to many more.
TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks which support
a variety of widely accepted communications protocols and are
designed to be scalable and accessible by multiple methods.
For further information about TNS, visit www.tnsi.com. 'One
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About Ingenico (ING)
Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is a
leading provider of payment solutions, with over 17 million terminals
deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 3,600 employees worldwide
support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure
their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services
and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on
Ingenico, North America
Vice President of Marketing
Tel: 678 456 1211
Gina von Esmarch
Tel: 415 203 4660
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