Visa’s global expansion of peer to peer capabilities

Visa Europe has announced that Visa Direct, formerly Visa Personal Payments, is expanding its offering into most countries where Visa has a presence, creating a global peer-to-peer payments service. With Visa Direct, Visa Europe Member banks can offer their card holders the ability to transfer money quickly, securely and easily to nearly 2 billion Visa card holders across the world using just a mobile number or a Visa card number. Available this summer, the expanded Visa Direct service from Visa Europe will support multiple currencies to make it faster and easier than ever for people to send money to friends and family using just their mobile phone number. Read more here.

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