Started providing TMN payment service in a regional revitalization project in Niimi City, Okayama Prefecture using JR West’s ICOCA

Transaction Media Networks, Inc.
Started providing TMN payment service in a regional revitalization project in Niimi City, Okayama Prefecture using JR West’s ICOCA TMN multi-payment terminals have been installed at approximately 60 locations in the city

Cashless payment service and mobile type operated by Transaction Media Networks Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Atsushi Otaka, hereinafter: TMN), which promotes information processing business and cashless payment service business. The multi-payment terminal “UT-P10” is a transportation IC card promoted by West Japan Railway Company (Headquarters: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, President: Kazuaki Hasegawa, hereinafter: JR West) and Niimi City, Okayama Prefecture. We are pleased to inform you that it has been adopted for the electronic regional point business utilizing “ICOCA” and operation has started from October 24th.
JR West Techsia Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture; President: Yujiro Kagawa) implemented the development and construction of the system related to the electronic regional point business.
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[Compatible with ICOCA and transportation IC cards and local original points on one terminal]
 TMN’s mobile multi-payment terminal “UT-P10” can be installed not only for payments, but also for various applications necessary for store operation, and is characterized by its high flexibility to expand all functions with a single unit.
Recently, in Niimi City, the “UT-P10” standard electronic money payment application that supports transportation IC cards, including the area’s original ICOCA, and the area’s original point “Nimin Point” application have a function to cooperate with each other. Equipped with “UT-P10” has been introduced. “UT-P10” has already been installed in about 60 locations in the city, and there are plans to expand them in the future.
It has been decided that an additional 3,000 points will be granted by the end of the year as a countermeasure against rising prices, but in addition to this, it will be widely used as a basic tool for regional revitalization, such as considering its use as a promotion of participation in administrative measures. It is expected that ■ Comment from Mr. Nakaishi, Niimi City Tourist Information Center “Although it was the first day, I was able to operate the terminal smoothly in one day. The original ICOCA can be used in more places in the city than the cashless payment I usually use, and the point return rate is high. , I think it will be useful in the future.”
■Michi-no-Eki Koigakubo Clerk’s Comment
“Since there are many elderly people in the area, it is necessary to make it easy to use, but I think it is a good initiative. I hope that the range of places where it can be used and the range of points awarded will be expanded in the future. The first point is for the original regional ICOCA. is granted, so I think many customers will come to this store.”
[Future goals]
 TMN promotes an information processing business that integrates payment and marketing. Through this initiative, not only is the economic circulation of points and the promotion of cashless payments, but also all kinds of information, such as purchase information and non-purchase information, are circulated within the region, thereby leading to the resolution of various regional issues.A platform for regional revitalization. We aim to provide services as
About the mobile multi-payment terminal “UT-P10”
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It is a multi-payment terminal that can handle multiple types of payments and points and issue receipts with a single unit.
Since it is a mobile type that supports wireless (LTE) and can be carried around, it can be used for table accounting at restaurants and outdoor event venues.
In addition to payment, it can be multifunctional by installing business applications such as POS, and it can be used widely by expanding functions.
About Transaction Media Networks
 TMN was founded in 2008 with the aim of becoming a “gateway for all digital data”. The payment service “TMN Gateway” business, which we have been working on since our founding, currently supports 41 payment brands and is used by more than 1,000 retailers such as supermarkets, convenience stores, and drug stores. The cumulative number of connected terminals exceeds 900,000 (as of September 2022), and it is growing as one of the leading payment gateways in Japan. For future business expansion, we are promoting an information processing business that integrates payment and marketing. We aim to be a company that realizes “connection” and “discovery” and creates new lifestyles for consumers.
-Company Profile-
Representative: Representative Director Atsushi Otaka
Head office location: Taiyo Seimei Nihonbashi Building 18F, 2-11-2 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Business description: Development and provision of electronic payment services Development and provision of information processing services Established: March 2008
Capital: 3,553,343,000 yen
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