A nearly two-hour-long outage yesterday, that disrupted critical cashless services provided by Nets, is raising questions about the resilience of such systems amid a nationwide e-payment push.
Ez-link card holders can now earn NTUC LinkPoints when they pay for food and goods at specified stores as well as for taxi rides.
For a start, ez-link cards will be accepted at some 1,000 stalls in more than 30 hawker centres in places like Tanjong Pagar, Yishun Park and Zion Road.
After years of creeping at a snail's pace, the e-payment scene has roared to life, setting 2018 up to be the year that cashless payments could finally become ubiquitous.
Pay for that plate of chicken rice just by scanning a QR code using your phone? Consumers here will soon be able to do so with a single QR code from Nets.