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Global Payments First Payment Processor to Launch iCT250® in North America

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Global Payments First Payment Processor to Launch iCT250® in North America08:30 EST Wednesday, November 16, 2011Ingenico's iCT250 Provides Merchants with Advanced Contactless Transaction ProcessingATLANTA and TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), a leader in global electronic payment processing, today announced its Canadian launch of the Ingenico iCT250 contactless Point of Sale (POS) terminal built on Ingenico's Telium®2 platform. Global Payments is the first merchant acquirer in North America to bring the iCT250 to market. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010221/ATW031LOGO )The iCT250 was selected by Global Payments to provide merchants with advanced features for processing cardholder payment transactions. The iCT250 offers built-in contactless processing, vivid color screen and large, back-lit buttons for high visibility. "Merchants look to Global Payments to provide leadership with innovative products that help merchants deliver higher levels of customer satisfaction," stated Jeff McGuire, vice president product development and marketing for Global Payments' Canadian operations. "The iCT250 delivers state-of-the-art functions and security features that our merchants expect while providing an enhanced customer experience.""To be able to partner with Global Payments, a leading provider of Canadian electronic transaction processing services, is a significant opportunity for Ingenico in Canada as we begin to deliver Ingenico's next generation Telium2 product line," says David Chaudhari, managing director, Ingenico Canada. "We're confident that these new solutions will deliver the highest level of functionality, reliability and security to their clients and further advance the standards within the Canadian payments industry overall."About Global PaymentsGlobal Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management. Visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com for more information about the company and its services. About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ? ING) Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 15 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 3,000 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on www.ingenico.com.Contacts:Amy Corn, Vice President of Corporate Marketingamy.corn@globalpay.com +1 770 829 8389Svy Nekrasas, VP of Marketing, Ingenico, North Americasvy.nekrasas@ingenico.com +1 678 456 1211SOURCE Global Payments Inc.