Ingenico and TASQ Technology expand North American relationship with warranty/service and reseller agreement for all INGENICO Terminal products

    New reseller agreement appoints TASQ as an Ingenico authorized warranty
    provider and allows TASQ to resell all Ingenico stand-alone and
    integrated terminals as well as industry leading check reader line.

    ATLANTA, April 30 /CNW/ - Ingenico, a global leader in secure payment and
 transaction solutions, announced today that it has signed a reseller
agreement with TASQ Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data Corp.
(NYSE:   FDC), to sell and provide warranty service on its entire U.S. and
Canadian product range of Ingenico. First Data recently announced the
acquisition of a Canadian operation to provide equipment sales and logistics,
warranty and repair services, key injection, point of sale (POS) supplies, and
call center services to Canadian financial institutions and ISO's.
    "We see TASQ as a significant partner in building our business in the
United States as they are the largest service provider for transaction
terminals in the country. Our solutions are being well received by U.S. TASQ
customers and we will work closely with TASQ and its Canadian affiliates to
help make their entrance into the Canadian market a success" said Geoff Bowen,
President, Ingenico North America.
    "TASQ's reputation for outstanding service was a compelling reason to get
them involved in Ingenico's warranty program. We look forward to their
expertise enhancing the overall experience of purchasing an Ingenico product
in North America via TASQ's quality repair and service culture," continued
    The agreement encompasses for the first time, the selling of Ingenico's
integrated terminal line, primarily targeted at Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
and tier one merchants that purchase directly. These products have become
increasingly popular with specialty merchants wishing to add sophistication to
their POS systems through the use of their VAR, and TASQ's distribution and
service expertise will add another dimension to this growing market segment.
    Other products covered under the agreement include the popular i5100,
i5310 and i7780. The Ingenico 7780 is a secure, short-range portable
transaction terminal that allows credit, PIN debit, stored value and EBT
payment to be brought to the customer. With a range of more than 1500 feet,
the i7780 is ideally suited for Pay@Table(TM) and curbside applications in
restaurants and bars, for in car service at drive-in quick lube chains, for
retail merchants looking to maintain clutter free display cases, use at
sidewalk sales, or anywhere a wireless terminal would improve customer service
or operating efficiencies.
    The i5100 and 5310 are IP-enabled countertop transaction terminals
capable of operating in either dial or IP communication modes. Operating in
IP, transaction speeds are decreased to as few as 4 seconds, thus offering the
merchant improved checkout speed and service. Capable of handling credit,
debit, and other magnetic card transactions such as loyalty, prepaid and more,
the i5100 is a versatile, robust and cost efficient way for merchants
everywhere to accept electronic payments.

    About TASQ Technology

    TASQ Technology, a subsidiary of First Data Corporation (NYSE:   FDC), is
one of the largest providers of Point of Sale (POS) equipment and services in
North America. For over a decade, TASQ has been known as a premier one-source
solution for deployment, call center services and supplies. TASQ's high
quality, single-source solutions and progressive end-to-end service offerings
allows the company to provide its customers - Financial Institutions,
transaction processors, and ISO's alike - with all of the equipment, support
and service necessary to be successful. For more information, visit and

    About Ingenico

    Throughout the world businesses rely on Ingenico for secure and expedient
electronic transaction acceptance. Ingenico products leverage proven
technology, established standards and unparalleled ergonomics to provide
optimal reliability, versatility and usability. This comprehensive range of
products is complemented by a global array of services and partnerships,
enabling businesses in a number of vertical sectors to accept transactions
anywhere their business takes them. For more information about Ingenico, a
leading supplier of electronic acceptance technology, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Ingenico: Grant Drummond, Director, Marcom
Services, (416) 245-6700,; First Data
International in Canada: Julie Holan, Director, Marketing Communications,
(321) 263-3838,; First Data in the USA: Elizabeth
Grice, Director, Marketing Communications, (303) 967-8526,

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