Infographic: Contactless payments at London 2012

UK contactless transactions double in the run-up to the Olympic Games

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As part of our longstanding sponsorship agreement with the International Olympic Committee, Visa plans, creates and manages the entire payment system at every venue at every Olympic and Paralympic Games. This year, for the first time, Visa’s dedicated Point of Sale network for the London 2012 Games delivered more than 3,000 contactless and electronic payment card POS terminals across the Olympic and Paralympic Games venues. Through its partnerships with Samsung and Lloyds TSB, Visa Europe also showcased live mobile payments during Games time.