Tag: CONEC Mobile

How a QR Code Reader can add FLOW and Digicel Credit using Mobile Money
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How a QR Code Reader can add FLOW and Digicel Credit using Mobile Money

One of my pet peeves is adding FLOW credit to my cellphone. For that the USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) code is as follows: *121*[voucher number] # and send (like duh!) If you’re sending a voucher to a friend, don't text it, Double 2 it as shown below: *129*2*2#, Send and then follows the prompts (you really read this?!) If it’s already on your phone, then you can do a ME2U as follows: *128*[1876-Recipient's Phone number]*[25 to 1000 dollars]# I say “cellphone” as I’m yet to upgrade to the smartphones that FLOW is currently marketing as part of their Christmas Promotion as detailed in Flow Jamaica Christmas 2016 Promotion. The problem? Reading those small itty-bitty numbers where the “8” sometimes look like “0” and the other numbers can look like ot...
How US Banks upgrading to Cashless ATM as Jamaica dances with Mobile Money
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How US Banks upgrading to Cashless ATM as Jamaica dances with Mobile Money

In the US of A, the Cardless ATM (Automated Teller Machine) is gaining traction as there is a rash of US bank are installing Cardless ATM's. These Cardless ATM's allow their various clients to use their smartphones and Mobile Money apps to transact business with their banks, even set up bank accounts as well as withdraw cash.....all without having to insert their Debit or Credit Cards. Some of these banks, both in the US of A and internationally include: Wells Fargo Bank of America Chase Makers of ATMs and financial software groups are installing these smartphone-enable ATMs that use everything from Bluetooth, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to NFC (Near Field Communication) to allow smartphones to act in lieu of the traditional plastic card with the magnetic str...