Posted on 12/17/2014 at 09:30
Wirecard supports TransJakarta Busway for electronic ticket payment system
POS-terminals with NFC and smartcard reader: contactless, credit and debit cards
Wirecard, with its Indonesian subsidiary PT Prima Vista Solusi, supports TransJakarta Busway with electronic ticketing system using innovative Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal solutions. Passengers of the Busway can pay their ticket using stored-value contactless cards or their NFC-enabled mobile phone. Wirecard provides the payment infrastructure and services, as well as the integration to the participating Financial Institutions.
TransJakarta Busway operates Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) known as Busway system. TransJakarta is a public utility board, supervised by the Transportation Agency of Jakarta provincial region. Starting on 15 January 2004, TransJakarta now boasts 177 stations over its twelve routes or corridor, service over six million passengers month. Indomora Harahap, Vice President Acquiring Business and Risk with Bank Negara Indonesia said: “We are offering convenience to passenger by providing e-wallet card as electronic ticketing. In partnership with Wirecard, we are seeking to serve the growing population of the nation’s Capital city.”
Currently TransJakarta accepts stored-value contactless card payments from leading banks in Indonesia, namely Bank DKI, Bank Mandiri, Bank Rakyat Indonesia, Bank Central Asia, Bank Negara Indonesia and Bank Mega. Diki Jatnika, Head of Debit and E-channel Division with Bank Mega said: “We are excited to jointly work with Wirecard to extend our reach to serve the people of Jakarta in their daily transactions. Whether the transaction happens in a physical store, over e-commerce, or while our customers are on the go in public transportations, jointly we are there to offer convenient and secure payment.”
“We are glad to work with the leading banks of Indonesia to jointly support TransJakarta Busway. Payment in the high-volume and rapid-pace environment such as public transportation requires technological agility and seamless integration to provide reliable services for passengers who are in a rush. Our robust POS platform is coupled by proactive transaction monitoring system enable us to design optimal capacity to handle peak-time transactions,” commented Widhayati Darmawan, Managing Director with PT Prima Vista Solusi.Download Press Release
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