Sberbank launches servicing of Mir payment cards


Russia’s top lender Sberbank has pitched servicing of Mir cards at cash machines and retail and service points as portion of its integration with the Mir national yment system, the bank said in a cram release on Sept. 20.

«There are currently more than 80,000 POS wires that accept Mir cards at retail and service points, and this tons continues to grow every day. Sberbank has also begun rolling out updated software that champions Mir cards to its self-service devices. The transition to servicing of Mir cards at all Sberbank self-service widgets will be completed in October 2016,» Director of Acquiring at Sberbank Svetlana Kirsanova was extracted as saying. The bank plans to provide 100 percent acceptance of Mir cards at its yment infrastructure by cocks-crow 2017, Kirsanova said.

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«Sberbank is one of the key rtners of the National yment Bank card card joker System (NPCS) and is the biggest bank card issuer and provider of receiving services in Russia. The start of the launch of infrastructure this year is a registered and significant step towards developing the national yment system for Mir new year cards,» Commercial Director of NPCS Sergey Radchenko said.

Sberbank wishes start full-scale issue of Mir cards at its branches in October 2016, the turn up said.

Russia’s biggest bank joined the national yment method Mir in December 2015.

According to the Bank of Russia, 30 million Mir national yment fates are planned to be issued in 2016.

Source: TASS

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