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Ingenico Group and FreedomPay Team Up as Exclusive Payment Solution Providers for the Big Game

Levi's Stadium is implementing Ingenico Group smart terminals running FreedomPay software for mobile wallet acceptance and enhanced cardholder security at the Feb. 7 pro football championship game. Click here for high-resolution version

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2016) - Ingenico Group (Euronext:FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, announced today that it has partnered with FreedomPay, the leader in secure payment technology for stadiums, hospitality, restaurant, gaming, lodging and retail merchants, to be the exclusive payment solution providers at the pro football championship game, taking place February 7, 2016 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The two companies have deployed nearly 550 Ingenico Group smart terminals running the FreedomPay Commerce Platform with PCI-validated point-to-point-encryption (P2PE) throughout the stadium in preparation for the big game, which is expected to draw 75,000 fans.

Ingenico Group and FreedomPay's joint payment solutions will enhance the payment experience in Levi's Stadium by:

  • Providing consumers with the ability to checkout using new NFC/contactless payment options, including mobile payment options such as Apple Pay and Android Pay.

  • Offering unparalleled security and customer card data protection with PCI-validated P2PE.

  • Enabling attendees to checkout using the most advanced, consumer-facing smart terminals with large displays that will showcase sponsor advertisements.

  • Creating a seamless payment acceptance experience across various environments and use cases throughout the stadium, including retail and concessions.

"We're very excited to be part of this high-profile project," said Scott Tubbs, Chief Revenue Officer, U.S., at Ingenico Group. "Together, Ingenico Group and FreedomPay offer advanced payment acceptance capabilities, and both our teams and technology are well aligned from our work together on previous projects. We're already well into the implementation process at Levi's Stadium and looking forward to providing a great payment experience for football fans."

About Ingenico Group

Ingenico Group (Euronext:FR0000125346 - ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best-known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise. Learn more at www.ingenico.com or twitter.com/Ingenico.

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