Bangkok Takes a Major Step Towards Creating a Cashless SocietyBy Vix Technology, PRNE
Monday, July 26, 2010
SYDNEY, July 28, 2010 - Bangkok Smartcard System (BSS) executes contract to implement Vix ERG's
MASS clearing house solution.
BSS have secured a major component in developing their vision to direct
Bangkok towards a cashless society, announcing Vix ERG as the partner for the
design and delivery of a smartcard clearing house solution for micropayments.
The clearing house solution is based upon Vix ERG's highly successful
MASS system which has been implemented in 11 cities in 5 countries around the
world, most notably in Beijing, China where the system currently processes
over 9 million transactions per day.
"The system will initially provide support for an integrated payments
solution for the Bangkok Mass Transit System Company Limited (BTSC) and
Bangkok Metro Company Limited (BMCL) transit systems. Over time the system
will be extended to provide support for other transit modes and to support
micropayments generally in Bangkok" said Mr. Nelson Leung, Executive Director
"We are excited to be partnering with BSS on this project, The BSS smart
card solution has the potential to positively impact not only transportation
but the retail, tourism and service industries within Thailand" said Steve
Gallagher, Vix ERG's Chief Executive Officer.
Bangkok Smartcard System Company Limited (BSS)
BSS is a member of BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited.
Additionally, the company has strong support from Bangkok Metro Public
Company Limited (BMCL) and other major financial institutions in Thailand.
Vix ERG is an Australian-based company and a member of the Vix Technology
Group of companies.
The company is a global player in the Automated Fare Collection and
Payments industry in transit and delivers solutions ranging from turnkey
solutions for small bus operators to large multi-operator, multi-modal
solutions supporting large cities or entire countries.
Vix ERG has delivered solutions in over 200 cities or regions in 25
countries around the world including Melbourne, Oslo, Seattle, Stockholm,
Salt Lake City, Sydney, Las Vegas, Aberdeen, Bordeaux, Strasbourg,
Luxembourg, Brussels and Gothenburg.
Vix ERG has offices and agencies in 15 cities around the world, employing
around 600 people.
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Nick Crews Marketing Communications Manager Vix Technology Pty. Ltd. firstname.lastname@example.org www.vix-erg.com
Nick Crews, Marketing Communications Manager of Vix Technology Pty. Ltd., ncrews at vixtechnology.com
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