WorldPay announces new iOS compatible device

Expanding mobile payment solutions

WorldPay, has announced it is extending its Pay As You Go Card Acceptance Service for Small Businesses to include iOS compatible devices.  The service is now available through iPhones and iPads, as well as Android smartphones and tablets, and Blackberry.

Furthermore, the payment processor is expanding its pilot programme ahead of a full commercial launch in the summer. Businesses and individuals who are interested in trialling the service now can sign up.

The Pay As You Go Card Acceptance Service allows sole traders and small businesses in mobile professions take card payments on their smartphone. The service is specifically designed for sole traders and small businesses with 1 to 5 employees and has no minimum commitments.

Geraldine Wilson, Managing Director, Micro Merchants at WorldPay, commented:  “Extending our service to iOS devices is another important step within our pilot programme with 65% of new applications from iOS customers. We now have several thousand people using the devices and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. We’ve tried to make the service as simple as possible to use and set up and that is certainly coming through in the feedback we are getting. We’re also hearing some great stories about increased sales and better cash flow amongst sole traders and small businesses. We’ll continue to develop and improve the service with more sophisticated functionality and even greater compatibility over the coming months ahead of our full scale launch.”

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