Soft Space Partners Global Payments to Expand Tap-On-Phone Payments to TaiwanSeptember 1, 2021
Global Payments, a global provider of payment technology and software services, announced that it supports the Soft Space Mobile Tap, a new smartphone-based payment acceptance solution for merchants, in Taiwan.
Developed by Malaysian fintech Soft Space, the solution provides merchants and consumers in Taiwan with a digital, contactless payment option that addresses health concerns and evolving consumer preferences.
With Mobile Tap, merchants can turn NFC-enabled Android smartphones or tablets into portable handheld payment terminals.
Card association partners including Visa Taiwan and MasterCard Taiwan are the official solution providers Global Payments engaged to help offer Mobile Tap to merchants.
Global Payments has begun supporting Mobile Tap at restaurants, food delivery and exhibition sellers and others will be added on a rolling basis.
Soft Space reportedly serves over 30 financial service institutions globally with its SoftPOS solution to support secure PIN entry.
”We strive to provide cutting edge digital payment options to Taiwan’s small business owners and individual sellers.
We pride ourselves in the role we play helping entrepreneurs build stronger local economies and vibrant communities. We will continue delivering market-leading payments and software solutions so businesses can cultivate their vision of success.”
said Sean Fu, Senior Vice President of Greater China with Global Payments Asia Pacific.
“The launch of Soft Space Mobile Tap in Taiwan shows that our solution fits even one of the most competitive acquiring markets in the world.
Alongside Global Payments, Visa, and MasterCard, we’re helping the contactless payment culture to thrive as merchants adopt our innovative, low-cost and secure payment technology.”
said Joel Tay, Chief Executive Officer of Soft Space.