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ING cans Twyp mobile payments app in the Netherlands, but keeps it going in Spain

ING Twyp

ING is pulling a plug on its peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile payments app, Twyp, in the Netherlands due to the lack of customer uptake. However, the app will continue to function in Spain.

Three Finnish banks launch real-time mobile payments platform, Siirto

New mobile payments ecosystem coming to Finland

OP Bank, Nordea and Danske Bank have launched a new real-time, multibank mobile payments platform in Finland. The platform was built by Tieto and Automatia (the latter operates the three banks’ shared ATM network).

Cashing out: Ontario mobile payment infrastructure is on the money

Aaron Rosland is senior economic counsellor for the Government of Ontario, Canada

Canadians are in a hurry to get rid of their cash – at least as a method of payment, nor are they content with the contactless tap-and-go cards currently in use; they are anxious to replace cards with contactless smartphone technology, writes Aaron Rosland, senior economic counsellor for the Government of Ontario, Canada.

Mobile payments deadlock begins to unravel as EE debuts Cash on Tap

Mobile payment is gradually pushing through the roadlocks that have held back development across Europe

Mobile operator EE is launching a UK mobile payments service called Cash on Tap, in a move that highlights recent efforts across Europe to make mobile payments a reality.