FIS and The Clearing House (TCH) are preparing to launch a pilot for a “first-of-its-kind” real-time payments system in the US. The pilot will initially focus on the bill payment use case, using FIS technology and operating via the TCH real-time payments platform. Already under development, the pilot will go live in the first quarter […]
DH Corporation (D+H) is now offering banks a cloud-based testing environment to simulate connectivity to The Clearing House’s (TCH) real-time payments system. D+H says it is the first payments hub vendor to provide banks in the US “easy and low-risk” access and with “minimal investment”. It offers an optional open API layer, where banks can […]
The Clearing House (TCH), the driving force behind the real-time payments modernisation in the US, has opted for IBM’s hardware. IBM’s Power8 based system infrastructure – running Linux and AIX operating systems – was selected as the hosting platform.
US-based banking and payments software vendor D+H has joined its rivals FIS and Jack Henry in partnering with The Clearing House (TCH) for real-time payments. D+H will provide US banks and financial institutions with access to TCH’s domestic instant payments system. The system is currently being built, with the “plumbing” provided by VocaLink. The vendor’s […]
JHA Payment Solutions, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, has teamed up with The Clearing House (TCH) as they seek to bring immediate payments to the US. TCH is currently working to build a new real-time payment system, which it will own and operate. In partnering with JHA Payment Solutions, TCH says it will […]
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The US and eurozone countries both look set to have live real-time payment infrastructures by the end of 2017, both using the ISO 20022 for real-time messaging standard.
The Clearing House has signed a letter of intent with VocaLink, the UK-based international payment systems provider, to help build and deliver core elements of TCH’s new real-time payment system for the United States.
Whatever label you use, instant, immediate, faster or real-time payments have moved to the top of the agenda at every payments-related event so far this year and are sure to be high on the agenda when Swift’s annual Sibos event lands in Singapore in October. Nearing the halfway mark for 2015, here’s a roundup of the stories so far …
The window of opportunity to harmonise international real-time payments implementations is rapidly closing as plans for domestic systems move ahead according to panellists at the EBAday conference this week.