Nationwide celebrates contactless technology by sending it into space (VIDEO)

Nationwide has carried out a contactless payment transaction 100,000 feet above the earth in extremely cold conditions.

Paul Horlock, head of payments at Nationwide Building Society, says: “Making a contactless payment at 100,000 feet presented unique challenges to our team, but it seemed a fitting celebration of this remarkable technology and our plans to roll out contactless capabilities to our credit cards later this year.”

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