Update: 8.15 pm – 12 July. „Mastercard have resolved their service disruption and all card payments should go through as normal. We are really sorry if anyone has been affected by this today; thanks for all your patience and support.”
12.02 pm – 12 July. „We are aware there may have been some issues in processing a limited number of transactions earlier. The situation has been resolved and those transactions are now working as normal.”, Mastercard announced on twitter.
10.58 – 12 July. „This issue seems to only be affecting MasterCard cards. Visa Revolut cards should be working as normal.” Revolut mentioned in a second update.
10.51 am – 12 July. „There is a problem with the MasterCard network which is causing some card payments to fail. This issue is affecting a large number of international banks. We’ll update you as soon as we know more. We’ll update you as soon as we know more.”, Revolut writes on twitter.
„Tendinţele pe care le-am remarcat înainte de începerea pandemiei s-au accelerat pe perioada stării de urgenţă. Am văzut acest lucru ca o oportunitate, un tipping point pentru bancă. Post-pandemie nu avem cum sa ne întoarcem la comportamentul financiar pe care îl aveam până în februarie a.c. Relaţia românilor cu online-ul s-a schimbat. In plus, cardul fizic se va dematerializa. Vom asista la o scădere a cererii pentru cardurile fizice, respectiv la o creştere a preferinţei pentru componenta digitală a acestora.”