What forms of card payment are available?

Card payment methods range from stationary chip & PIN machines, to portable and mobile terminals, to payments online and over the phone.

A business will typically install a stationary chip & PIN machine by their till at checkout. Portable terminals, by contrast, can be moved within a 100m range so that the machine can be taken to each customer in turn – great for restaurants, etc. Mobile card terminals provide even greater freedom, permitting the receipt of card payments anywhere that there is satellite coverage – Tectah mobile devices provide UK-wide coverage – which is perfect for taking your business on the road. Online card payments can be accepted by using a payment gateway, and telephone card payments are taken using a virtual terminal.