OTI Will Deliver More Than 11,000 Advanced Payment Systems to the Widespread Russian Retail Self-Service Market by the End of 2018
ROSH PINNA, ISRAEL – December 4, 2018 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a purchase order for more than 3,000 advanced payment systems to the massive Russian retail self-service market from a current customer. This order follows OTI’s successful acceptance of the mandatory MIR certification in the ever-growing Russian market.
To date, OTI has delivered more than 11,000 advanced payment systems in the Russian self-service market. Due to confidentiality, the terms of the agreement cannot be disclosed.
The MIR credit card approval grants OTI’s Russian customers with the ability to use OTI cashless payment solutions as a convenient way to pay in the Russian unattended automated machines. The Russian national payment system created the Mir payment card in 2014 with the primary objective of sovereign payments to be independent of foreign organizations; By the end of 2016, 1.76 million Mir cards issued by 64 banks, and according to the Bank of Russia in September 2017, 30 million Mir cards planned for release.
“This latest purchase order underscores our customers commitment to OTI as a company with the most advanced technologies and highest security standards. This traction also further solidifies us as a major player in the Russian and European markets,” said OTI’s CEO, Shlomi Cohen. “We look forward to a bright future in Eastern Europe as we continue to deliver best-in-class advanced payment solutions for Russia, one of our top strategic markets.”
On Track Innovations (OTI) is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of secure cashless payment solutions using contactless NFC technology. OTI’s field-proven innovations have been deployed around the world to address cashless payment and management requirements for the Internet of Payment Things (IoPT), wearables, automated retail, and petroleum markets. OTI distributes and supports its solutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances. OTI is the proud recipient of the 2017 AI Award for Best Cashless Payment Solutions Provider – Israel. For more information, visit www.otiglobal.com.
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