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iDEAL is a standardised payment method for making secure online payments directly between bank accounts in The Netherlands.

iDEAL surpasses 10 million payments per month

AMSTERDAM | The Dutch online payment method iDEAL has achieved a new milestone. For the first time since iDEAL was launched back in 2005 the number of payment transactions has surpassed the 10 million during October 2012.

Major Dutch Bank optimizes iDeal checkout for Mobile Purchases

VLEUTEN | One of the major Dutch banks, Rabobank, has updated its iOS and Android apps to optimise mobile checkout using  payment method iDeal. Mobile and tablet shoppers having installed the bank's online banking app are now able to check out using the most popular payment method in the Netherlands.

iDEAL reaches 250 million transaction milestone since launch

Dutch online transaction system iDEAL has seen its 250 millionth transaction completed at the webstore since the online payment method was introduced in 2005.

The Netherlands

The Dutch Online Retail Sales reached $13,2 billion in 2012 (+9%) | 10.6 million people shop online | iDeal, MasterCard, VISA, PayPal, Acceptgiro and AfterPay preferred online payment methods in the Netherlands | Dutch Mobile Commerce Sales reached $750 million in 2012 | Expected online commerce sales growth 2013 around +8% to $14.2 billion |


Market Overview

HowPeoplePay is a Payment Service Provider (PSP), founded in 2011 by a dedicated international team of experienced payment processing professionals. As a Payment Service Provider we offer merchants online services for accepting electronic payments. is a collecting Payment Service Provider. This means we take care of your full administration and the payouts of the transactions. We already have contracted all the main acquirers for you. This gives you direct access to all the main payment methods for advantageous rates.

iDEAL ready for SEPA

UTRECHT | The online payment method iDEAL is ready for the European payment market. All the banks that offer iDEAL have recently completed the migration process of converting iDEAL to the European (SEPA) standards. This marks an important step towards a uniform European payment infrastructure. The SEPA regulation obliges all banks and users of payment services to meet the European standards by 1 February 2014 at the latest. With the migration of the system iDEAL has already fulfilled this requirement, making it easier for foreign providers to connect to iDEAL.

Payplugger: Payment Platform for all European Ecommerce Merchants

MUNICH | Online retailers, start-ups and even private sellers can now configure their payment processes and risk management themselves using pay plugger, the new payment portal from Wirecard for all ecommerce merchants in Europe.

GlobalOne Payment Gateway expands into Europe

MONTREAL | Pivotal Payments announced it is expanding GlobalOne, its proprietary payment gateway and global acquiring platform, into the European Union. The company will provide real-time connectivity to over 130 new payment networks and banks, providing access to 60 foreign currencies as well as local European payment methods such as iDeal, Giropay and SOFORT.


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