Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 30
AtaBank OJSC implemented the "MasterCard Contactless" functionality on its new "MasterCard" plastic cards. POS-terminals belonging to AtaBank and installed in partner network are programmed and ready to accept contactless cards, Elnur Osmanov, Member of the Board - Executive Director of the AtaBank OJSC, said.
AtaBank POS-terminals will be able to accept "MasterCard Contactless" cards.
AtaBank OJSC has been the Principal Member of "MasterCard Europe SPRL" since 2013. Being the biggest bank-acquirer in Azerbaijan, AtaBank will gradually activate contactless payments throughout the POS-terminals network.
"Consumers around the world are embracing contactless payment experience more and more each day," MasterCard Country Manager Hakan Acar stated. "We are very proud to partner with AtaBank, as it is one of the largest acquirers in Azerbaijan, to expand the use of MasterCard contactless payment service to consumers across the country. We look forward to providing more contactless payments opportunities for cardholders, through a wider range of MasterCard-enabled cards and devices."
Number of cards issued by AtaBank is almost 26 000. Bank has 78 ATMs and 18 567 POS-terminals.
For detailed information about MasterCard products of AtaBank OJSC visit the official website www.atabank.com or the bank's official facebook page www.facebook.com/AtaBank.