May 02, 2006 02:30 ET

Moneygram International agrees to purchase INGENICO transaction terminals

Neuilly-Sur-Seine -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- Ingenico will supply its eN-Touch 3100 IP-enabled transaction terminal for use at MoneyGram agent locations.

Atlanta, GA - May 2nd, 2006. Ingenico, one of the world's largest providers of electronic payment terminals, announced today that MoneyGram International has agreed to purchase over $5 million of eN-Touch 3100 terminals over the next 3 years. This IP-enabled transaction terminal is used for the convenient delivery of electronic transactions throughout the U.S. operations of MoneyGram.

MoneyGram deploys Ingenico's IP-enabled eN-Touch 3100 at its agent retail service and kiosk areas to assist in the convenient and fast delivery of money orders and money transfers. "This application of MoneyGram's is one example of how Ingenico actively plans to build on the U.S. banking opportunities available for our secure transaction products. Improved automation, convenience, customer service and security are all benefits realized by the implementation of Ingenico products in the banking channels. With the eN-Touch 3100's IP capabilities there is always the potential to utilize the terminal to simplify other IP-based services MoneyGram offers its clients. " said Geoff Bowen, President, Ingenico Inc.

The eN-Touch 3100 is a field proven product that uses the high-speed of the Internet to communicate transaction information to MoneyGram's host computer system. With its large touch-screen and backlit display, a high-speed thermal printer and large memory capacity, the eN-Touch 3100 is ideal for applications used by companies such as MoneyGram. Built to be more than just a credit card terminal, the eN-Touch 3100 can be driven via a thin-client application or a fully resident application on the terminal.

About Ingenico

Throughout the world businesses rely on Ingenico for secure and expedient electronic transaction acceptance. Ingenico products leverage proven technology, established standards and unparalleled ergonomics to provide optimal reliability, versatility and usability. This comprehensive range of products is complimented by a global array of services and partnerships, enabling businesses in a number of vertical sectors to accept transactions anywhere their business takes them. For more information about Ingenico, a leading supplier of electronic acceptance technology, please visit

About MoneyGram

MoneyGram International, Inc. is a leading global payment services company and S&P

MidCap 400 company. The company's major products and services include global money transfers, money orders and payment processing solutions for financial institutions and retail customers. MoneyGram is a New York Stock Exchange listed company, with over $970 million in revenue in 2005 and approximately 89,000 global money transfer agent locations in 170 countries and territories. For more information, visit the company's website at

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