July 14, 2016, Toronto, Ontario
As of today, Videotron customers who have a Desjardins Visa card can use their mobile phones to make mobile payments, quickly and securely, at any store equipped with a contactless payment terminal. Thanks to the NFC technology, they will be able to pay for purchase of up to $1001 by holding their phone close to the merchant’s terminal.
March 4, 2016, Toronto, Ontario
Suretap™, a leader in open digital wallet technology, today announced the addition of a new loyalty section to its mobile wallet application. Making it easier for Canadian consumers to earn, redeem and manage loyalty points, the new capability is made possible in part through a partnership with Points.com, a global leader in loyalty commerce transactions and currency management.
December 7, 2015, Toronto, Ontario
suretap™ and EnStream LP, Canada’s leaders in open mobile wallet and mobile payments technology respectively, have successfully completed a proof of concept that would enable transit users to pay their fares with a smartphone. The work was conducted in a controlled environment for the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) as part of ongoing research and development activities.
Nov. 27, 2015, Toronto, Ontario
suretap™, a leader in open digital wallet technology, today announced the appointment of Almis Ledas, an accomplished executive in the Canadian mobility and mobile payments ecosystem, as its new president. Ledas previously held senior management positions with Bell Mobility and currently serves as the chief operating officer of EnStream, Canada’s mobile payments hub connecting mobile network operators and financial institutions.
Nov 3, 2015, Toronto, Ontario
suretap™, a leader in open mobile wallet technology, today announced a partnership with Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM), the global leader in loyalty currency management, making suretapTM the first mobile wallet to truly integrate loyalty cards in the Canadian market.
Oct 6, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario
Scotiabank today expanded its mobile payment service – My Mobile Wallet. By connecting to EnStream, Canada’s mobile payments hub, the Bank added Bell, TELUS, Virgin and Koodo subscribers to the base of Rogers subscribers already served with their customer-focused mobile wallet.
Oct 6, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario
Building on a successful initial launch of its mobile wallet more than a year ago, Scotiabank today unveils a series of enhancements to its mobile payment service, My Mobile Wallet. These enhancements expand the number of capable smartphone devices that can be used to access My Mobile Wallet and enable the use of both Scotiabank debit and credit cards.
September 8, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario
Suretap, a leader in open digital wallet technology, announced today a new way to pay with the launch of the suretap prepaid MasterCard. It’s a secure, easy-to-use virtual prepaid card that is now part of and only available through Canada’s leading open digital wallet experience, the suretap wallet. This branded prepaid MasterCard boasts a low-fee structure that rivals most debit account fee rates and launches with a no-monthly-fee, limited-time promotional offer.
May 13, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario
With the introduction of mobile payments by MTS and SaskTel, customers of these provincial telecommunications companies can now pay with their phone. TD is the first financial institution to offer this service to MTS and SaskTel customers. Five mobile networks now provide Canadians with the ability to pay for purchases with a tap of their mobile device. May 13, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario
April 23, 2015 – Regina, Saskatchewan
Today SaskTel announced that they launched a new mobile payments solution effective April 22, 2015, allowing customers to make purchases using only their mobile device and their banks mobile payments application. At launch, the service will be available to TD customers with other financial institutions being added in the future.
September 3, 2014 – Montreal, Quebec
Desjardins is the first Quebec-based financial institution to offer mobile payment through several Canadian cellular networks.
June 12, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario
BlackBerry Limited announced a three-year agreement with EnStream to provide a secure platform supporting transaction services between leading banks and consumers. In a step to further develop Canada’s mobile payments ecosystem, the relationship will enable financial institutions Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Group, CIBC, and Desjardins to securely provision payment credentials into any NFC smart phone.
May 15, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario
TD Canada Trust, the retail banking arm of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, has become the first in Canada to offer an NFC mobile payment solution that is supported by the country’s three major wireless networks: Bell, Rogers and Telus.
August 12, 2013, – Toronto, Canada
Mobile commerce venture EnStream and Desjardins Group, a cooperative financial group in Canada with assets over $200 billion, today announced they have signed an agreement that will enable Desjardins members and clients to download payment cards to NFC enabled smartphones on the Bell, Rogers, TELUS, MTS and SaskTel mobile networks coast to coast.
February 20, 2013, – Toronto, Canada
SecureKey Technologies today announced that it has completed an agreement with EnStream, a joint venture of Bell Mobility, Rogers Communications, and TELUS Corporation, to enable SecureKey authentication technology on mobile phones in Canada
January 22, 2013, – Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Bell ID® today announced that its Token Manager software is being used by Research In Motion (RIM) in its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (near field communication) mobile payments.
January 16, 2013, – Waterloo, Ontario
Research In Motion today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all types of NFC-capable mobile devices.
November 12, 2012 – Toronto, Ontario
EnStream, the mobile-commerce joint venture created by Bell, Rogers and TELUS, today announced that its Zoompass mobile wallet solution has been acquired by Paymobile Inc., a leading financial services technology company providing program management services for a wide range of open loop prepaid and virtual card programs.
October 22, 2012 – Toronto, Ontario
EnStream LP today announced major steps towards distribution and management of secure mobile credentials, including an operating agreement with Research in Motion (RIM) and the formation of a new Mobile Advisory Council.