PARIS, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the delivery of its 5 millionth contactless payment terminal, Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the world's leading provider of payment solutions, confirms its leading position in the deployment of contactless technology.
The Ingenico group has been a pioneer in the development of this technology since the first certification of one of its terminals with Mastercard in 2004. Since then, Ingenico hasn't stopped delivering the most advanced technological solutions to its customers, financial institutions and retailers, and integrated contactless technology into its full range of terminals in 2009.
In 2013, with more than 50% of delivered terminals equipped with this technology, Ingenico thus accelerated the deployment of contactless payment solutions across all geographies. In the fourth quarter of 2013, every 4 out of 5 terminals delivered by Ingenico to its retail market clients, were NFC-enabled/equipped with contactless technology.
With more than 20 million terminals in operation in more than 125 countries, Ingenico is a leading figure in payment solutions. Its 4,500 employees all over the world help retailers, banks and service providers to optimise and secure their electronic payment solutions, develop their service offers and increase sales in their outlets.
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