SIA deploys new POS terminal network in Greece supermarkets
SIA, the payment services and infrastructures firm, through its subsidiary New SIA Greece, has reached a five-year agreement with Market In, a Greek retailer, to provide a new payment technology infrastructure and to manage the processing of card transactions.
The partnership will enable customers to tap into over 1,000 innovative point of sale (POS) terminals and accept contactless cards payments across the wide supermarket network in the country.
“The agreement confirms SIA’s position in payments along with its positioning as a major technology and infrastructure partner for Greek businesses. Such projects will further enhance the efforts made in Greece to fully modernise payments system and introduce a new culture of digital and instant payments,” comments Espen Tranoy, managing director at New SIA Greece.
“This new agreement with SIA will help us ensure faster and secure transactions to all our retail clients,” says George Chatziandreou, IT director at Market In.
The new technology infrastructure introduces features around security and convenience for end customers, according to SIA.
SIA’s POS terminal aims to ensure the interconnection with the supermarkets’ cash system and enables secure chip and pin transactions. SIA says they are fully integrated with loyalty programs offered by all four Greek systemic banks.