FIS (NYSE: FIS):
Beyond traditional P2P models, the next horizon for today’s digitally demanding, fast-moving consumer is paying any person, company or institution in real time – quickly, easily and securely. FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announces the launch of FIS People Pay, an advanced P2P payments offering for financial institutions that allows their customers to send payments directly to other consumers using an e-mail address or mobile phone number while utilizing the institution’s secure online banking Web site.
Offered to financial institutions, FIS People Pay enables banks and credit unions of all sizes to provide their customers and members with a financial institution-branded P2P payment capability that addresses the increasing consumer expectation for real-time P2P payments. FIS People Pay leverages the FIS PayNet payments network to enable real-time money movement as well as FIS’ proven fraud monitoring solutions for risk management.
For consumers, FIS People Pay is a simple and secure way to make “me-to-them” payments in real time. Users can choose when and how to send payments based on what identification information the recipient provides to the sender, including account number, mobile telephone number or e-mail address. For financial institutions, FIS People Pay enables P2P capabilities through a real-time good funds model that eliminates the funding risk of ACH.