Fifth Manhattan now supports Android Pay™, bringing mobile wallet acceptance to U.S. business owners


Fifth Manhattan now supports Android Pay™
Bringing mobile wallet acceptance to U.S. business owners

Irving, TX, September 23, 2015Fifth Manhattan, a provider of electronic payment processing and merchant services, announced today it will offer Android Pay acceptance, allowing its merchants and partners to benefit from Google's flexible and secure mobile wallet platform. Android Pay enables Android users to seamlessly tap and pay with their phones in more than one million stores in the US, with more locations being added daily.

Fifth Manhattan's future-proof solutions continue to help business owners be ready for new and emerging payment types as soon as they are available. The omnipresence of mobile smart devices is changing the way consumers pay, with leading analysts expecting mobile payment transaction volume to reach $720 billion by 2017. Fifth Manhattan's current hardware lineup offers near field communication (NFC) mobile payment capabilities that are fully compatible with Android Pay, plus point-to-point encryption (P2PE), providing merchants and consumers faster and safer payments.

Android Pay allows consumers to make purchases conveniently, securely and easily by simply unlocking their phone and holding it near the contactless terminal. Sign-up and adding credit or debit card data is performed directly through the Android Pay app. To further extend the reach and benefits of Android Pay, Fifth Manhattan's FlexPoint® integrated payments platform empowers ISV developers to seamlessly incorporate mobile wallets with their core payment software, gift and loyalty apps.

"We want to make it easy for business owners to accept Android Pay as consumers begin to rely on their smartphones to make payments," said Adam Garrett, President of Fifth Manhattan. "Our goal is to provide choice, flexibility, and convenience to the purchase experience by helping our merchants and partners adopt payment technologies that impact their long-term success."

"We're excited to bring the simplicity and security of mobile payments to Fifth Manhattan's customers with Android Pay. People will now be able to use their Android device to pay at more than one million stores in the US and we're adding more every day," said Pali Bhat, Director, Product Management, Google.