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Czech Republic becoming a world leader in contactless payment for public transportation

The Czech Republic is undergoing a revolution in the way passengers pay for public transportation services, writes news site idnes.cz. Around 2,000 bus and tram services now enable ticket payments to be made using a contactless card. And that number is set to continue to grow, says Petr Zlámalík, of Mastercard Advisors, the professional services arm of card payments processing giant Mastercard.

 
 
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Křetínsky’s EPH to buy two gas fired…

Energetický a průmyslový holding, or EPH, is gearing up to buy two gas fired power plants in Great Britain through…

 
 
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Siemens outlines massive investment…

The Czech Republic is the target for a massive expansion by one of Germany’s flagship firms, technology and engineering…

 
 
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Government pushing for agreement with…

Following a promo campaign in its Holešovice showroom the biggest Czech e-shop Alza.cz has just launched the sale of…

 
 
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Modern technologies predicted to cost…

Digitisation and the increased use of robots in industry could lead to the loss of more than half of all the jobs in…

 
 
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Financial daily: Czech trade unions…

Czech trade unions are planning to sell their headquarters in the Czech capital, a building from the 1930s in the…

 
 
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Metrostav builds up foreign market

The Czech Republic’s biggest construction firm Metrostav has been expanding abroad to compensate for the lack of…

 
 
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Czech towns and cities go with the flow…

In the late 1990s and following decade there was a sort of gold rush in the Czech Republic. But what the foreign…

 
 
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Construction companies look forward to…

Construction companies are often regarded as a litmus test of the local economy. But in the Czech case the test comes…

 
 
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Major Czech operators end roaming…

The Czech mobile phone operators T-Mobile and Vodafone have just introduced roaming services that cost the same as…

 
 
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Shrunken Czech steel sector sees…

The Czech steel industry this week permitted itself a bit of navel gazing with a conference dedicated to its present…

 
 
 
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