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Total Merchant Services launches free placement program of new Ingenico terminal line-up for Canadians

 

All-in-one mobile payment devices to offer latest in smart transactions technology, compatible with NFC products like Apple Pay and Google Wallet

 

Toronto, Ontario, (March 16, 2015) – Coming on the heels of a successful October launch in the U.S., Total Merchant Services today announced that they will now offer Ingenico Group’s smart terminals in Canada for their free terminal placement programs. The introduction of all-in-one payment countertop and mobile devices means small­- and mid-sized Canadian businesses will have the latest in high-speed and multi-platform transaction technology and NFC capabilities, easily accepting contactless payment such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet.

 

We are always looking to provide our merchants with cutting-edge payment technology. By introducing Ingenico products into our Canadian programs, our clients will benefit from the reliability of what we believe to be the most stable, powerful and robust POS terminal platform in the world, in addition to also meeting the growing demand for the speed and simplicity of NFC (contactless/tap) payments,” says Tommy Dolan, GM of Total Merchant Services, Canada.

 

Ingenico Group’s Managing Director of Canada, David Chaudhari, adds, “Accepting consumer’s preferred payment methods remains a priority for merchants so they can secure the sale. We are very pleased to support Total Merchant Services in deploying NFC-enabled terminals in order to provide its customers with the most secure and flexible payment solutions.”

 

Total will initially roll out to merchants Ingenico Group’s iWL255 wireless, iWL252 Bluetooth and iCT250 countertop terminals. These leading-edge, color screen devices offer NFC capabilities, are compatible with both high-speed and dial-up connections and support credit and PIN debit transactions with an internal PIN pad. These terminals also have the ability to auto-batch and support gift cards. Total’s iWL255 model offers wireless 3G and 2G connectivity with Bell™, Rogers™ and Telus™ wireless carriers. Ingenico’s Telium 2 technology is the world-leader for high-speed transaction approval.

 

We’ve seen impressive growth in our business since launching Total in Canada in 2013, and we’re excited about what this partnership with Ingenico Group can deliver for our clients and sales partners going forward,” says Joe Kaplan, CEO of Total Merchant Services.

 

Kaplan continues, “Expanding our international footprint is a focal point of Total’s overall business strategy. We believe that by bringing leading-edge technology and top quality service to these markets, we can achieve this.”

 

Total now supports multiple connectivity options for merchants including Ingenico and Verifone terminals, online gateways such as Authorize.Net and a variety of integrated solutions.

 

For more information about Total or on becoming a Total sales partner, call 877-498-2809 or visit www.totalpartnership.com.

 

About Total Merchant Services

Founded in 1996, Total Merchant Services has helped more than 500,000 businesses with their payment processing needs and currently processes more than $12 Billion in credit and debit card transactions annually. The company is committed to providing small businesses with easy and affordable payment processing solutions. For more information, call 747-888-9000 or visit www.totalmerchantservices.com.

 

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