ATOS: MasterCard and Worldline announce their partnership on the integration
and deployment of MasterPass (TM)
Paris, 17 October 2013 - MasterCard (NYSE:MA) and Worldline, Atos subsidiary
for e- payment services, announced today their partnership on the integration
and deployment of MasterPass (TM), the future of digital transactions. This
collaboration, which covers all countries operated by Worldline - France,
Benelux, Germany, UK, Spain, India and other Asian countries - , paves the way
for the adoption of MasterPass (TM) by thousands of merchants.
MasterPass(TM), the digital platform from MasterCard, simplifies online
purchases made from connected devices including PCs, touchpads and
smartphones. MasterPass eliminates the need for consumers to enter detailed
shipping and card information to complete their online shopping at MasterPass
merchant sites that have the«Buy with MasterPass (TM)" button on their check
out page. Consumers can securely store MasterCard and other branded credit,
debit and prepaid card information, address books and more. This
simplification of the purchasing process, which also includes all the
guarantees of a card payment, should enable e-merchants to increase
significantly their transformation rate and boost the development of
This solution, which is initially being deployed for e-commerce, will at a
second stage enable merchants to offer to their customers to pay in store with
MasterPass(TM) and encourage the convergence of payment experiences using new
technologies such as NFC, flashcode, QR code.
From November 2013, MasterPass (TM) will be available on Worldline's online
payment platform, an online, secure and cross-channel solution. This
partnership should help to expand the adoption of MasterPass (TM) to thousands
of e-merchants starting from 2014, who may now benefit from the many
advantages offered by this simple and quick solution for consumers.
"As an Atos subsidiary specialized in electronic payments and transactional
services, our goal is to offer our clients a solution that will improve both
online and offline shopping experiences", declared Xavier Brucker, Head of
multichannel payments at Worldline. "We share with MasterCard the same vision
for the future of commerce, which implies innovative payment solutions."
Régis Folbaum, CEO of MasterCard France, commented: "This partnership with a
global leader such as Worldline will accelerate the adoption of MasterPass(TM)
in France and in Europe, as it will increase the number of merchants adopting
this practical, fast and secure solution . With MasterPass(TM), merchants will
greatly improve their customers' shopping experience online and in store.
MasterPass(TM) is undoubtedly the future of electronic payments. "
Worldline, an Atos subsidiary, is the European leader and a global player in
the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new
generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative
solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with 40 years
of experience, Worldline is ideally positioned to support and contribute to
the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually
evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built
around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support.
Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services &
Terminals, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, Financial Processing Services
& Software Licensing. In 2012, Worldline's activities within the Atos Group
generated (pro forma) revenues of 1.1billion euros. The company employs more
than 7,100people worldwide. worldline.com
Press contact Worldline
Jose de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11
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network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments
and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard's
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