Digital bank Banx issues Bancontact card and is now accessible in the Payconiq by Bancontact app

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19 October 2021
Banx, the new digital banking app from Belfius and Proximus, launched on the Belgian market last week. In addition to the banking app they are launching, they will also be issuing Bancontact cards. This allows their customers to easily pay with the card in all (online) shops where Bancontact payments are accepted.

NewB launches a Bancontact card

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8 October 2021
The cooperative bank NewB releases its first Bancontact card on the market. The card completes the bank's offering, which in addition to its insurance products also includes a current account, a savings account and green loans (consumer loans). NewB is the 20th bank to issue Bancontact cards.

Beeping and tapping: the new ways to pay

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30 September 2021
Belgians are increasingly using their smartphones to pay. In the first eight months of this year, they have already made as many mobile payments as in the whole of 2020, according to figures from Bancontact Payconiq Company. The contactless card has also gained a prominent place in our wallet: for the first time, there are more contactless Bancontact payments in shops than traditional Bancontact payments where you insert the card in the payment terminal and always enter your PIN code.

Withdrawing cash with your Bancontact card? This service is now also available at new CASH points

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22 September 2021
In addition to making electronic and mobile payments, you can also withdraw money easily and safely with your trusted Bancontact card. This service is available at cash dispensers of a bank where you see the Bancontact logo and from today also at the new CASH points of Batopin.

Pay by simply tapping your Bancontact card on the merchant’s smartphone.

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6 July 2021
From now on, any small merchant, taxi driver or doctor can use their smartphone as a payment terminal. All customers have to do is tap the smartphone with their Bancontact card and the payment is made. ‘Tap On Phone’ is the name of the new innovation that European Neobank Viva Wallet brings to Belgium together with Bancontact Payconiq Company.