Yekaterinburg, one of the 11 cities of Russia, will be hosting the World Cup. In the following summer period, debit card and mobile application will be provided for city residents and tourists who will use buses and trams.
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.
'CARDS WILL BE SUITABLE TO TRANSPORT THE CARDS TO THE TRANSPORTATION FEE WITH THESE REQUIRED PAYMENTS
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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