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JCB cards will be accepted offline and online across Europe

JCB and Viva Wallet bring e-payments to over 108,000 merchants in Greece and 11 further countries across Europe

JCB cards will be accepted offline and online across Europe. Source:

JCB International and global acquirer Viva Wallet announced the signing of a joint licensing agreement, enabling JCB cards to be used at all POS systems and online touch points across Europe. This covers 108 K merchants in 12 countries.

Launching in 2020, the partnership with Viva Wallet will enable JCB cardmembers to use a JCB card at different locations including homepages and key account merchants across Greece as well as the UK, Romania, Belgium, Cyprus, France and shortly Italy, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. The deal enables JCB card acceptance face to face and online as well as JCB Contactless and 3D Secure transactions in these European countries.

This partnership strengthens JCB’s coverage in Europe as part of the payment brand’s goal ‘to provide a unique and seamless shopping experience to its cardmembers who require access to electronic payment systems when traveling the globe’.

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