0
Wireless

MCX to test CurrentC m-payments in Columbus - report

Wednesday 12 August 2015 | 09:51 CET | News
Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a partnership between large retailers and restaurant chains including Wal-Mart and Target, will run its first public tests of its m-payment application, CurrentC, in Columbus, Ohio, within the coming weeks, people close to MCX told the Wall Street Journal. The move comes three years after MCX decided to enter the m-payment market and as MCX loses exclusivity with its retail partners. People familiar with the contracts said partners agreed to not adopt any other m-payment system during a period expiring this week. MCX partner Rite Aid already said it would

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Merchant Customer Exchange
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

MCX closes beta of CurrentC m-payments service

Published 09 Jun 2016 11:26 CET | United States
Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), the mobile payment joint venture set up by major retailers in the US, has announced that it's ...

MCX delays launch of m-payments service, cuts jobs

Published 17 May 2016 10:42 CET | United States
Merchant Customer Exchange, the mobile payment joint venture set up major retailers in the US, is postponing the nationwide ...

CurrentC and Chase Pay gearing up for 2016 launch

Published 02 Nov 2015 14:07 CET | United States
CurrentC has reached an agreement with JPMorgan Chase. Chase will develop Chase Pay, a mobile payment solution that will be ...

Best Buy to accept Apple Pay in stores later this year

Published 28 Apr 2015 09:42 CET | United States
US retailer Best Buy has announced that it has started accepting Apple Pay as a payment method in its iPhone app, and that will ...

Time is running out for CurrentC m-payment brand

Published 30 Jan 2015 14:28 CET | United States
MCX, the mobile payment initiative launched in 2012 by large retailers promises to launch m-payment this year. The CurrentC ...

Merchant Customer Exchange launches mobile payment network

Published 03 Sep 2014 20:32 CET | United States
Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), as company formed by the nation's leading merchants to develop a customer-centric and secure ...

MCX m-payments alliance adds 4 members

Published 17 Dec 2013 09:33 CET | World
ExxonMobil has joined the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) alliance. MCX has also announced that Giant Eagle, Kum & Go and Rite ...

MCX names former Barclaycard executive as CEO

Published 19 Jul 2013 11:21 CET | United States
Mobile payments network Merchant Customer Exchange's (MCX) board of managers has named Dekkers Davidson its chief executive ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Feb Deutsche Telekom Q4 2019
19 Feb CyrusOne Q4 2019
19 Feb Telefonica Brasil Q4 2019
19 Feb Ribbon Communications Q4 2019
19 Feb Gilat Satellite Networks Q4 2019
19 Feb Analog Devices fiscal Q1
19 Feb Telefonica Deutschland Q4 2019
19 Feb OTE Q4 2019
19 Feb Spark H1 results
19 Feb Dish Network Q4 2019
19 Feb Technicolor Capital Markets Day
19 Feb Future Generation Optical Transport Networks Summit 2020
20 Feb Axiata Q4 2019
20 Feb Bouygues Q4 2019
20 Feb Interdigital Q4 2019
20 Feb Consolidated Communications Q4 2019
20 Feb Starhub Q4 2019
20 Feb Windstream Q4
20 Feb Commscope Q4 2019
20 Feb SBA Communications Q4 2019
20 Feb EchoStar Q4 2019
20 Feb Intelsat Q4 2019
20 Feb Liberty Latin America Q4 2019
20 Feb Telefonica Q4 2019
20 Feb Fitbit Q4 2019
20 Feb OTE EGM
21 Feb Proximus Q4 2019
21 Feb Megacable Q4 2019
21 Feb Digi Communications FY results
21 Feb TDS, US Cellular Q4 2019
::: More Calendar Items