Of Special Interest

1st November 2011

Alfa Bank offers first contactless payments in Russia

Alfa Bank is offering its Visa cardholders the ability to pay by Visa PayWave and is the first certified launch in Russia. Alfa used SmartVista from BPC Banking Technologies to provide the necessary IT Solution. Implementation of the Visa PayWave project at Alfa-Bank took only three months to complete.

"Thanks to the experience of BPC's team this project was completed in a few short months and at the highest quality level," commented Andrey Eramov, Head of Card processing center development department, Alfa-Bank.

"We are pleased to be part of another ground breaking project in the Russian market. Our product strategy ensures that SmartVista suite is always able to support the latest payment innovations, which in turn allows our customers to maintain their competitive advantage and speed to market." added Vasily Grigoriev, CEO, BPC Banking Technologies.