From the autumn 2016 your smartphone can be changed into a Dankort. Nets, the Danish banks and the Confederation of Danish Enterprise (Dansk Erhverv) have signed an agreement ensuring that the Danes will be able to pay with their Dankort using a smartphone in the same way as they pay with a contactless Dankort.
By developing Dankort for smartphones, another important milestone in the development of the Dankort has been reached. The Danes will have new and even better options when paying with their smartphones, and the Dankort will be future-proofed as the most preferred method of payment in Denmark.
”A growing number of consumers want to pay with their smartphone when shopping. That’s why we, along with the retail industry, have chosen this new functionality, which will work on the terminals that the shops are using today. Having Dankort on your smartphone will make the everyday lives of both Danes and the shops a little easier and Dankort will remain the cheapest and most efficient method of payment. This is yet another step in the right direction towards a cashless society,” says Market Director in Dansk Erhverv, Henrik Hyltoft
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