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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Since September, buses in the city of São Paulo have been testing a new validator that accepts payment via NFC (Near Field Communication): this includes credit and debit cards and digital wallets such as Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Mastercard and Visa say that the project will be expanded in 2020 for all lines in the city of São Paulo, and may bring an important new feature: travel with integration, just as in the Single Ticket.

Paulo Frossard, Mastercard's executive for the Southern Cone, told media-outlet Exame: "Everything worked out . . .

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