Clients of Bank Pekao S.A. can now use BLIK
Bank Pekao S.A. joined the group of 13 financial institutions in which you can pay with BLIK. Now bank customers can use BLIK while shopping online and in stores, as well as withdraw cash from ATMs. BLIK can be used by 96 percent of all mobile banking users in Poland. This is a crucial moment in the development of the system.
The introduction of BLIK in Pekao S.A. will take place in two phases. Now clients of Bank Pekao S.A. can use it to pay online and offline, and withdraw money from ATMs. In the second stage, planned for the third quarter of 2018, clients will be able to make transfers to a telephone number based on Express Elixir system. What is more BLIK codes will be accepted at POS terminals of Bank Pekao S.A. This means that with BLIK you can now withdraw cash in 19,000 ATMs. In couple of months you will be able to pay in 290 000 POS.- Poles use BLIK more and more. We see it in a number of completed mobile transactions which is growing from quarter to quarter. Implementation of BLIK in Bank Pekao S.A. closes a certain era in its development. Now it is universal in mobile banking system in Poland. Almost all users of Polish mobile banking applications can use BLIK now - says Dariusz Mazurkiewicz, CEO of Polish Payment Standard, BLIK operator.
Students and pupils pay less in Multikino with BLIK
BLIK has become a partner of Multikino’s newest promotion dedicated to pupils and students. From May, 17th they can buy a special M!Karta card that enables them to purchase discount tickets from Monday to Thursday. Additionally with buying tickets online and paying via BLIK, the M!Karta owners pay less also during weekends.
Multikino is one of the biggest multiplex chains in Poland – 32 cinemas with 258 screens in total. From May, 17th
pupils and students from all over the country can buy there M!Karta card. It is valid for a year and costs 14,90 PLN. From Monday to Friday card allows its owner to have a ticket for a 2D movie in Multikino for only 14,90 zlotys. Additionally, if you choose to pay with BLIK online on the www.multikino.pl
, you will spend only 14,90 zlotys for every ticket - on weekdays and during the weekend.– BLIK is present in Multikino since 2015 and has already got a significant number of fans among cinema’s clients. The chain was in the forefront when it comes to implementing One Click BLIK – the scheme which enables users to pay with only one click. As M!Karta partner we can target a group of younger consumers who are fond of modern payments solutions such as BLIK. If they have not had the opportunity to try it yet, now they can see how fast and convenient it is – and enjoy cheaper tickets at the same time – comments Anna Nowacka, the Marketing Director at Polish Payment Standard (PSP).
BLIK now available at Polish ePayment terminals
– Greatly increasing BLIK’s availability at payment terminals across Poland is necessary. This way our users can enjoy the same convenience in-store as they do when paying online and while using an ATM. Partnering with Polish Epayments is an important step towards realizing that goal. This means BLIK is available at tens of thousands of new card terminals
- Polish Epayments has made payments with BLIK available to their customers.
- The new partnership was made possible by Alior Bank.
- Thanks to PayLane, customers paying online will also be able to use BLIK when checking out.
– says Dariusz Mazurkiewicz
, President of Polish Payment Standard - BLIK’s owner.BLIK is a safe and convenient for of electronic payment, and makes everyday shopping very simple. When shopping at a card terminal, enter your 6-digit code generated in your bank’s mobile app and then confirm the transaction on your phone. Your BLIK code will be active for two minutes. BLIK can be used online, in-store and also at ATMs. BLIK’s popularity is increasing very quickly. BLIK has only been around for three years - in 2015 we processed 2 million transactions, while in 2017 that number was 33 million. – We will introduce BLIK to 40,000 of our customers this quarter, greatly increasing BLIK’s availability. We are ready to introduce the service right away. BLIK will also be available to entrepreneurs who run their business online, as BLIK will simultaneously be implemented on PayLane - a company owned by the PeP capital group –
comments Jarosław Mikos
, President of Polish ePayments.– In 2017 we made partnered with Polish ePayments, which gave our business clients preferential terms for using moden PeP payment terminals. We have now expanded our offering to include accepting BLIK payments at terminals. This is another example of an initiative created in response to our customers who value innovative, convenient and secure solutions –
says Maciej Surdyk
, Vice President of the Board of Alior Bank.
BLIK available in Żabka and Freshmarket stores
All customers of Żabka and Freshmarket stores can now use BLIK. Those who choose this payment method will receive a coupon which entitles to purchase selected products for PLN 1. The campaign "Pay with BLIK and receive voucher for chocolate bar or chips for PLN 1" will last until March 20th.
Żabka and Freshmarket are some of the largest Polish convenience chains - they have over 4900 shops throughout the country. Currently, together with Polish Payment Standard, they encourage customers to use modern, secure payment methods with no need to carry cash or cards with them.To take part in the promotion, you just have to pay via BLIK for purchases in Żabka and Freshmarket stores. For every BLIK purchase, customers will receive special promotional coupon, which allows them to buy chips or chocolate bar for only PLN 1.– Żabka and Freshmarket are some of the most popular stores in Poland which are located in both small and large cities. We want all their customers to have a possibility to pay BLIK and see how convenient and safe it is. This is a very important element in popularizing BLIK payment system - says Anna Nowacka, Director of Marketing in Polish Payment Standard.
Raiffeisen Polbank launches BLIK payments
Since February 14th, Raiffeisen Polbank's clients can use BLIK payments. Thus, they gained the ability to pay quickly and conveniently on the Internet, withdraw cash from ATMs and make non-cash payments in traditional stores.
– Next Bank is joining BLIK system which confirms the popularity of our payment method among mobile banking users. We are convinced that thanks to BLIK’s availability at Raiffeisen Polbank, we will see further increases in transactions number and more and more people will have the opportunity to check how fast, convenient and safe BLIK is – says Adam Kokoszkiewicz, Director of Sales and Business Development Department of the Polish Payment Standard, BLIK’s operator.
BLIK at Raiffeisen Polbank is available in “Mobilny Portfel” (“Mobile Wallet") application, which can be downloaded from Google Play market for Android and App Store for iOS. The bank is planning to make more BLIK services available this year, such as OneClick, Pay-By-Link or P2P. In addition, the application will soon gain a completely new, very convenient interface and solutions, such as: payment for public transport tickets and parking lots, mobile authorization and a number of other functionalities that facilitate everyday life.
Bank Pekao S.A. joins BLIK
Representatives of Bank Pekao S.A. and Polish Payment Standard Ltd., have signed an agreement on joining BLIK mobile payment system. Pekao’s mobile banking app - PeoPay - users will be able to pay via BLIK this year. In addition, it will be available at POS and ATMs of Bank Pekao S.A.
Adding BLIK to the PeoPay application will be carried out in two phases. In the first stage, planned for the second quarter of 2018, PeoPay users will be able to pay via BLIK in stores, on the internet (also using recurring payments) and withdraw money from ATMs. In the second implementation phase, planned for the third quarter of 2018, app users will be able to make BLIK money transfers to a telephone number.- This is a crucial moment in the development of our payment system. Thanks to our cooperation, BLIK will be available to 96% of mobile banking applications users in Poland. BLIK finally confirms that it is a universal payment system - says Dariusz Mazurkiewicz, CEO of the Polish Payment Standard, BLIK’s operator. - In addition, clients who are already using BLIK will benefit from our agreement with Pekao S.A. because system will be available in another 60,000 POS and over 2,000 ATMs.Via BLIK, you can now withdraw money in over 17,000 ATMs and pay in 230,000 POS. After providing the service by Bank Pekao S.A. these numbers will increase to 19,000 ATMs and 290,000 POS.