Yekaterinburg, one of the 11 cities of Russia that will host the World Cup, will be able to pay with a debit card and mobile application for the locals and tourists who will use buses and trams in the coming summer period.
The administration of Yekaterinburg plans to provide the opportunity to pay for the transportation fee by using the bank card or a special mobile application with a contactless payment feature to the tourists visiting the 2018 World Cup matches on the bus and tram.
Pavel Vedernikov, General Manager of Informatsionnaya Set (Information Network), which introduced the electronic payment card application introduced as EKAR, made statements about the electronic payment system to the Russian press.
'TO CONTACT CARDS WITH CONTACT-FREE PAYMENT FOR CARRYING FEE, IT WILL BE ENOUGH'
Vedernikov said, olm The system will be decided on the routes to be used by guests coming on all lines or only at the 2018 World Cup. Currently available for payment in the subway, 'contactless payment' feature MasterCard (Pay Pass), VISA (Pay Wave) and MIR systems cards, trams and buses will also be accepted. To pay the transportation fee, users will need to touch their cards to the devices in the vehicles. Ödemek
Vedernikov, the payment system to be implemented for the new device will not need to be taken, by replacing the software in the old devices, the system will be rendered operational, he added.
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