Home News & events Press Releases 2006 MBTS-BANK completes certification in Diners Club Russia

 

bCompassPlusMBTS-BANK (Moscow, Russia) with the technical support from Compass Plus have successfully completed on- and offline certification in Diners Club Russia. Based on the certification results the Bank has the right to issue and acquire payment cards under the brand of “Diners Club International” as well as accept these cards in their own ATM network. Although it was the first time that Compass Plus have performed certification with Diners Club Russia, the procedure has been successful and was completed on time. The commercial launch of the TranzWare module responsible for driving Diners Club card issuing and acquiring is planned to start before the end of the year.

MBTS-BANK are building their own in-house processing centre on several products from Compass Plus including TranzWare CMS, TranzWare Online and TranzWare Card Factory. In the near future the processing centre will also be able to process cards under the brands of “Visa” and “MasterCard”. The Bank was one of the first Compass Plus’ clients to prefer Linux operating system as a platform for developing their own processing centre.

Currently, MBTS-BANK have Affiliate Member status in MasterCard and Associate Member status in VISA International and are soon planning to raise the status to Principal Member in MasterCard as well as offer the services of its processing centre to other banks.