Softpay now accepts Dankort wallet payments

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Myroslava Droniuk

Softpay tap-to-phone solution now supports Dankort in the iOS wallet. In 2022, Dankort was added to Apple Pay, allowing users to use their iPhone or Apple Watch instead of the physical card. Merchants who use Softpay as their payment terminals can now enhance customer experience by accepting Dankort payments using Apple Pay. 

Dankort was launched in Denmark in 1983. In 2015, Dankort introduced contactless payments, which became widely accepted. Over 90% of Dankort transactions are now contactless and its old news that the Danes are world champions when it comes to using contactless payments. According to the Danish Chamber of Commerce, using a national card scheme like Dankort benefits retailers and customers. 

“With the latest Softpay version, we extend our card scheme acceptance to include Dankort in Apple Pay in addition to physical cards, and thereby provide Danish merchants with more flexibility on contactless payment options for their customers.” – Henrik Koch Nielsen, CPO at Softpay. 

About Softpay is a leading European paytech company headquartered in Copenhagen that provides a Tap-to-Phone solution, turning any Android device into a contactless payment terminal. The Softpay app is compatible with a range of acquirers and supports local and international card schemes, ensuring flexible payment options. The easy integration process has made the Softpay app the preferred tap-to-phone technology provider for over 50 partners across Europe. Read more at  

  About Dankort 

Dankort is a national Danish card scheme and is the preferred means of payment by the Danish consumers. Danes prefer to pay using their Dankort, which is a good thing for the merchants. When customers pay with Dankort, it’s often cheaper than if they pay with other cards. This is because the prices for receiving Dankort payments are regulated by law.

Dankort has a brand awareness of impressively 98% and a high level of trust among the Danish consumers. Read more at ㅤ

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