For the first time ever, the number of Bancontact and Payconiq electronic payments made in a calendar year exceeds the 2 billion mark

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28 November 2022
The last week of November saw the 2 billionth electronic payment carried out this year using one of Bancontact Payconiq Company’s methods of payment. The company has never before exceeded the 2 billion mark for electronic payments in the same year. This figure illustrates the fact that an ever increasing numbers of Belgians are making the switch from cash to mobile and card payments. It also shows that payment solutions offered by a local player can be very successful on the Belgian market.

Refreshed home screen of the Payconiq by Bancontact app

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16 October 2022
Did you already see what has changed in the Payconiq by Bancontact app? The buttons at the bottom of the home screen have been revamped! The home screen of the app has been updated. We've re-organized payments into two categories, 'Pay' and 'Receive'.

Support The Coolest Trooper Dream

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2 October 2022
Dreaming is nice, but seeing a dream come true is even nicer. That is why Bancontact Payconiq Company is supporting the second edition of The Coolest Trooper Dream, an initiative by Trooper and KBC that allows associations and charities to submit their big dream and perhaps make it come true. Because together, we can make a difference.

Remember to pay with your smartphone during the Weekend of the Customer

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27 September 2022
The 6th edition of the Weekend of the customer will take place this Saturday and Sunday, October 1st and 2nd. During these two days, you can experience a moment of "shopping pleasure" thanks to the numerous local retailers who will pamper their customers by offering them a small gift.

The smartphone has become our new wallet

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27 September 2022
Once again this year, the number of mobile payments made with Payconiq and Bancontact continues to climb steeply. Between January and August, Belgians pulled out their smartphones to pay for purchases 37% more often than in the same period last year. The growing popularity of making mobile payments via Payconiq at summer festivals partly explains this success. In August, we paid for the first time over 2 million times by scanning a QR code for our purchases made in-store and at festivals.