Posted by eckoh at 12:14 PM on Jan 10, 2018
Eckoh (AIM: ECK), the global provider of secure payment products and customer contact solutions, has been shortlisted for the Payment Innovation of the Year Award at the UK FS Tech Awards 2018.
Eckoh’s submitted their unique and ground-breaking Apple Pay payment solution for use over a telephone call. Eckoh, with Worldpay, created the breakthrough solution for secure telephone payments via Apple Pay which went live in October 2016. It was the world’s first such payment and leverages market-leading Apple eCommerce payment methods, applied in a novel way to telephone calls.
The FStech Awards, hosted by FStech Magazine, are now in their 18th year and showcase excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector. Being shortlisted for the final distinguishes nominees, individuals, companies and organizations who have launched and implemented the most innovative solutions, initiatives and projects during the past year.
This year’s winners will be announced at the FS Tech Awards Gala Dinner and Ceremony on 22 March 2018 in the UK at the London Marriott Hotel, in Grosvenor Square.
Nik Philpot, CEO at Eckoh, commented: “We are extremely pleased to have been recognized for our innovative solution that helps contact centers to stay right up to date by offering the latest secure payment options. We’re committed to bringing the latest and best solutions to the market without ignoring traditional engagement channels. Creating a solution for Apple Pay over the phone recognizes that value of contact centers in delivering secure and exceptional customer experiences. We’re looking forward to learning the results.”
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