JCB International has collaborated with First Data to launch its JCB J/Speedy contactless payment solution at restaurant chains and duty free outlets in Hong Kong.
JCB J/Speedy allows easy payment through tap of card or mobile phone on a reader.
First Data will support JCB in expansion of the contactless payment solution throughout next year in Hong Kong as well as other Asia Pacific countries.
The JCB J/Speedy contactless payment solution offers a convenient purchasing experience for both inbound travellers and for Hong Kong residents.
JCB International president and COO Kimihisa Imada said: “This frictionless payment method will allow our card members to experience more convenience and simplicity when purchasing.”
First Data executive vice-president and head of Asia Pacific Ivo Distelbrink said: “We are excited to be partnering with JCB to launch the JCB J/Speedy contactless payment option in Hong Kong where First Data offers truly integrated, omni-channel solutions that enable commerce for a large number of key merchants in the Hong Kong market.”