FIME certifies Qatar National Bank’s contactless payment solution for PayPass specifications

A nationwide contactless mobile payment pilot

FIME, a provider of consulting and market integration testing services for smart devices and secure chip applications, has certified Qatar National Bank’s (QNBs) contactless mobile payments solution for compliance with MasterCard PayPass specifications (view press release). The QNB contactless mobile payments initiative is the first of its kind in the country and part of a phased implementation plan to deploy contactless POS terminals throughout the country’s leading cities.

Developing and launching a nationwide contactless mobile payment pilot required a multidisciplinary approach due to the various stakeholders involved. With its global experience and regional presence, we were keen to work with FIME to engage with the various stakeholders and ensure products could be confidently brought to market and form part of a trusted contactless mobile payment infrastructure,” said Abdulla Nasser Al Khalifa, assistant general manager of retail at QNB.

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