Visa designates company as the only CUSO authorized to service the enrollment of credit unions in Apple Pay.
The $6.3B cooperative is the second credit union after Navy Federal Credit Union to sign on.
Only a select few credit unions get live Apple Pay this year, while others report problems meeting Apple's debit card requirement.
The first webinar on the topic attracted a record 1,100 participants.
Experts estimate fewer than 50% of card-issuing credit unions will have EMV-equipped credit and debit cards ready by October 2015.
This Opinion piece looks at EMV as the best place for credit unions to make the move into EMV technology.
A Sept. 11, 2013, story in Credit Union Times (Small Business Owners’ Plea to Credit Unions: Earn My Business) reported on a focus group of small business owners, who generally concluded that credit unions are having a hard time serving their needs compared to banks.
Converting the nation’s millions of cards, processing terminals and banking systems to EMV may take as long as a decade or more.
Change is in the cards, literally. Europay, MasterCard and Visa technology is coming to the United States and bringing with it a host of benefits for cardholders and issuers, including enhanced security and international compatibility.