MasterCard 'ATM Hunter' Full Press Release

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    MasterCard 'ATM Hunter' Full Press Release:

    MasterCard Launches ‘ATM Hunter’ for Android Smart Phones

    New MasterCard Application Helps Android Smart Phone Users Quickly Find the
    Nearest ATM

    Purchase, NY – Jan. 19, 2011 – MasterCard Worldwide today announced the
    availability of the MasterCard® ATM Hunter application for Android™ Smart
    Phones. The applets users quickly and easily find the nearest ATM no matter
    where they are in the world.

    “MasterCard is focused on delivering innovative applications and services
    that help make life easier not only for MasterCard cardholders, but for all
    consumers,” said Cheryl Guerin, senior vice president, Global Digital
    Marketing, MasterCard Worldwide. “With the success of this application on
    both the iPhone and Blackberry, it is a natural progression to bring it to
    the active Android user base as well. Now, Android smart phone users can save
    time by using the MasterCard ATM Hunter in real-time to find an ATM
    nearby.”

    The MasterCard ATM Hunter leverages the location-based technologies of the
    Android platform to search for the nearest ATM. Users can customize their
    search based on their unique banking needs – such as a search for a
    specific financial institution if they need to make a deposit or
    surcharge-free ATMs. MasterCard ATM Hunter can also pinpoint wheelchair
    accessible, drive-thru or 24-hour access ATMs and provide directions to get
    there.

    The MasterCard ATM Hunter application for Android will also allow users to
    “report a problem” for an ATM location. This new feature facilitates
    real-time communication back to MasterCard to report a problem such as a
    non-working ATM or an ATM that no longer exists in the location noted.

    Powered by the MasterCard Location Services platform, MasterCard ATM Hunter
    is the latest delivery channel for ATM location information from MasterCard.
    Each year, millions of consumers contact MasterCard across a variety of to
    find ATM and Merchant locations - when they need them, wherever they are –
    quickly and easily.

    About MasterCard Worldwide
    As a leading global payments company, MasterCard Worldwide prides itself on
    being at the heart of commerce, helping to make life easier and more
    efficient for everyone, everywhere. MasterCard serves as a franchisor,
    processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by
    providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments,
    businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. In 2009, $2.5 trillion in
    gross dollar volume was generated on its products by consumers around the
    world. Powered by the MasterCard Worldwide Network – the fastest payment
    processing network in the world – MasterCard processes over 22 billion
    transactions each year, has the capacity to handle 140 million transactions
    per hour, with an average network response time of 140 milliseconds and with
    99.99 percent reliability. MasterCard advances global commerce through its
    family of brands, including MasterCard®, Maestro®, and Cirrus®; its suite
    of core products such as credit, debit, and prepaid; and its innovative
    platforms and functionalities, such as MasterCard PayPass™ and MasterCard
    inControl™. MasterCard serves consumers, governments, and businesses in
    more than 210 countries and territories. For more information, please visit
    us at Welcome to MasterCard Worldwide. Follow us on Twitter: @mastercardnews.
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    I know this is an OLD press release, but I actually had this app a while back and really liked it. I believe they have a similar one for Visa, so I had both my debit and credit cards covered. Only bummer was I had AT&T at the time and not Verizon. Switched over and it's been 4G heaven since.

    Anyway, I'd suggest the new version of the above app if you have MC.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2013