WeChat and Alipay won the Hongkong third party payment license technology – Sohu-splitit

WeChat and Alipay won the Hongkong third party payment license – Sohu technology Sohu Technology Wen Cui Peng August 25th news, the Hongkong monetary authority officially released the third party payment license to 5 companies approved according to the "payment system and payment prepaid deposit and payment tool Ordinance" (SVF) license, respectively, a wealth of data limited, Alipay Financial Services (HK) Limited, HKT Payment, Limited TNG Limited (Asia) and Octopus Cards limited. This is also the Hongkong approved the first batch of SVF licenses, the five companies pay for products were Tencent’s WeChat Pay (WeChat paid Overseas Edition), ant gold suit’s Alipay wallet, Hongkong Telecom’s Tap& Go (shot live tours), TNG electronic money bag, octopus "good easy to". These five companies have four licenses in force today, and Octopus Cards Limited license will come into effect on November 13, 2016. The payment of license issuance, mainly to facilitate the users of HK Hongkong local consumption, and different promotion after WeChat and Alipay in Hongkong to use RMB settlement service for users in mainland china. WeChat and Alipay are currently in Hongkong local marketing outlets for the convenience of users, the basic existence. On March, Ma Huateng NPC and CPPCC publicly on the Hongkong mobile payment market outlook statement, said Hongkong has a strong IT ability and financial management ability, and accumulated a long-term financial experience, has a strong strength and deep potential in the field of mobile payment, so have the opportunity to do better. Tencent launched the Hong Kong version of WeChat wallet for users to bind credit cards on WeChat, for the purchase of movie tickets, air tickets and travel products to pay, the future will join more products and services. At the same time, WeChat also cooperate with local businesses in Hongkong, through the messaging service to provide users with promotions and activities in Hongkong. In the mainland market, in August 12th the people’s Bank of Chinese announced for the first batch of 27 third party payment institution license renewal progress, Alipay, China UnionPay, caifutong and other 27 institutions license renewal is valid for five years, the deadline for May 2, 2021.相关的主题文章: