Edenred Sweden brings Apple Pay to Ticket Rikskuponger® cardholders
Offering an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – November 14, 2017 – Edenred, the world leader in transactional solutions for companies, employees and merchants, today brings Ticket Rikskuponger® cardholders Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.
This enables 120,000 users to pay for their lunch with Apple Pay in every restaurant or food shop that accepts Ticket Rikskuponger® and uses a NFC payment terminal.
Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a Ticket Rikskuponger® card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.
”With this new milestone in the history of Ticket Rikskuponger® we continue to prove that we are working every day to bring innovation to our market. 100% of Edenred transaction are already digital in Sweden and we are stepping up our mobile payment initiatives to improve our user’s experience without forgetting security.” We are sure that Apple Pay will be an appreciated feature of our users.”, says Johan Ehrén, Marketing Director of Edenred Sweden.
Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by Ticket Rikskuponger® cards. In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, and Apple Watch.
Online shopping in apps and on websites accepting Apple Pay is simple with Touch ID, or just double-click the side button and glance at your iPhone X to authenticate with Face ID. There’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information with Apple Pay. When paying for goods and services on the go in apps or Safari, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad (5th Generation), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later. You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac introduced in or after 2012 running macOS Sierra and confirm the payment with iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch, or with Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro.
For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/apple-pay/
Edenred, which invented the Ticket Restaurant® meal voucher and is the worldwide leader in employee benefits, designs and manages solutions that improve the efficiency of organizations and purchasing power to individuals. Listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, Edenred operates in 42 countries, with close to 8,000 employees, 750,000 companies and public sector clients, 1,4 million affiliated merchants and 43 million beneficiaries. In 2016, total issued volume amounted to almost €20 billion. Ticket Rikskuponger, Ticket Elevkortet and Delicard are all trademarks that belong to Edenred Sweden AB.