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Can Real-time Bill Pay Bring More Consumers to Bank Sites?

“When Fiserv paid $4.4 billion to acquire CheckFree in 2007, ACH-based bill payment through banks’ web portals was expanding, with 21 of the top 25 banks in the U.S. using CheckFree’s services. It happened to be the same year Apple introduced the iPhone, which would gradually undermine bank-based bill payments by enabling consumers to pay […]

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Sila and Arcus Partner to Unlock Bill Payment Solutions To 18K+ Billers In The U.S.

“Sila Inc., a fintech software platform that provides payment infrastructure as a service, today announced a partnership with Arcus, a payment-as-a-service platform that enables any business to launch and offer innovative payment solutions across the Americas. By combining both companies’ particular strengths, bill payment to more than 18,000 US billers is now available to their […]
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BNY Mellon, Citi and Verizon Launch Real-Time Bill Pay for Retail Customers in Market First

“BNY Mellon and Citi have collaborated with Verizon to be the first company to send request-for-payment messages to consumers who bank with Citi. When using BNY Mellon’s new Real-Time E-Bills and Payments functionality, Verizon customers with Citibank accounts can pay their bills immediately, at any time of day, 365 days a year, and enjoy greater […]
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InComm Payments Partners With Doxo, Enabling Consumers to Pay Bills With Cash on Doxo’s Nationwide Bill Pay Network at More Than 60,000 Retail Locations

“InComm Payments , a leading payments technology company, and doxo , the largest bill pay directory in the nation, today announced an exciting new partnership that will enable doxo users to pay household bills with cash at more than 60,000 retail locations throughout the U.S. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta , a little […]
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ACI Worldwide and PayPal Deliver Digital Wallet Options for Bill Payments

“ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions , today announced a collaboration with PayPal to bring digital wallet payment options to ACI’s biller clients like Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA). PayPal and Venmo will be integrated with ACI Speedpay , giving consumers more options to make bill payments […]
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Consumers’ Use of Mobile Wallets Up Nearly 50 Percent Among Those Paying Bills Digitally More Often During Pandemic, New ACI Speedpay Pulse Study Reveals

“According to new data from ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions , the use of mobile wallets has increased nearly 50 percent (49%) from 2020 to 2021 among those using digital payments more frequently to pay bills than they did before the pandemic (21.4%). This is […]
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PayNearMe Enables Millions of Walmart® Shoppers to Pay Their Bills Through Green Dot Network at the Walmart MoneyCenter

“PayNearMe , the modern and reliable payments platform known for making payments easy for both businesses and customers, announced that effective August 2021 PayNearMe customers will be able to complete bill payment transactions at participating Walmart locations. By expanding its partnership with Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT), a financial technology company committed to seamlessly connecting people […]
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Clik2pay Early Mover With Seamless Bill Payment Service Using Interac E-Transfer®

“Clik2pay, Canada’s first seamless, near-real-time bill payments service launched today at the Payments Canada SUMMIT , together on stage with some of Canada’s leading companies . Leveraging the trusted Interac e-Transfer service and offered through Peoples Trust Company , part of People’s Group, the innovative service lets customers easily pay bills and invoices from their bank account by text, e-mail or […]
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Doxo Launches Free Bill Pay to 100,000 Billers Coast to Coast

“doxo , the innovative, all-in-one web and mobile bill pay service, today announced that it has expanded the benefits of its simple, secure bill pay experience by introducing free bill payments to more than 100,000 billers across the U.S. from a linked account to any of more than 11,000 bank and credit unions . The […]
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BNY Mellon’s New Solution Leads the Digital Bill-Pay Revolution

“BNY Mellon today announced that it has launched a first-of-its-kind real-time electronic bill (e-bill) and payment solution. Displacing the inefficient and antiquated process historically used to handle the majority of the 15 billion bills paid in the U.S. annually, this pioneering capability enables U.S. businesses to present digital bills to their consumer clients in real-time and […]