05: Mythbusters Series: Setting the Facts Straight on 3G Sunsets
Podcast ft. Bill Bartholic and Elyssa Steiner (USA Technologies) Elyssa Steiner, VP of Marketing, continues her discussion with Bill Bartholic to dispel some of the myths around 3G sunsets and the move to 4G LTE for the small ticket unattended retail market. Myths being fact-checked in this episode: Myth #5: I have to upgrade both my telemeter and card reader to 4G in order to accept EMV by April 2021. Myth #6: I’m required to accept both EMV contact and EMV contactless, even in the vending channel. Myth #7: Magnetic stripe “swipe” will no longer work sometime in early 2021. Myth #8: Limited cashless providers offer EMV enabled card readers.