PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FreedomPay, the global leader in secure commerce technology for stadiums, lodging, gaming, retail, restaurants, and other hospitality merchants, is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Lincoln Financial Field, home to the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles. Lincoln Financial Field announced a significant technology upgrade moving to the award-winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform throughout the stadium’s 300+ point-of-sale terminals, which includes all food service, retail and mobile concessions.
FreedomPay is world renowned for its major league sports commerce solutions, supporting more than a dozen National Football League (NFL) stadiums. FreedomPay partners with Appetize to enable quick chip and contactless EMV. With this innovative functionality, FreedomPay allows football fans to get through the line more quickly and enjoy more of the game.
FreedomPay is the first PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution to offer a full suite of merchant capabilities including; EMV, contactless payment support, tokenization, rewards and loyalty and real-time data capabilities. To ensure fans have the best gameday experience, FreedomPay will offer full offline functionality for uninterrupted service during games and other stadium events.
By selecting FreedomPay’s Commerce Platform, Lincoln Financial Field is enabling FreedomPay’s newest product offering, Decision Point Network™, which includes an advertising platform on all customer facing payment devices. The first advertiser to take advantage of the available space on the payment devices is a leading mobile NFC provider, highlighting the acceptance of NFC payments at all terminals in the stadium.
“We are thrilled to partner with Lincoln Financial Field and the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles,” said Tom Durovsik, FreedomPay Founder and CEO. “FreedomPay’s unified commerce platform will ensure fan’s payments are processed smartly, securely and seamlessly at Lincoln Financial Field.”
“Delivering an unrivaled gameday experience to Eagles fans is one of our core priorities as an organization,” said Frank Gumienny, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Philadelphia Eagles. “FreedomPay’s emerging payments technology has quickly become a market leader over the past decade, providing safe and secure commerce solutions to the entertainment and hospitality industries. We look forward to enhancing the customer experience at Lincoln Financial Field with the FreedomPay Commerce Platform.”
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