- In the UK the number of cards in issue with contactless functionality is 32.5 million, whil...
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The map below plots the density of contactless terminals by postcode area. The hotter the colour, the more terminals that will be found per square kilometre.
In the densest areas shown in orange and red there are between 0.5 and 98.19 terminals per kilometre. In the blue areas there are less than 0.05 terminals per kilometre.
This map was produced in July 2010.
To find out exactly where contactless cards are already accepted, visit either MasterCard® PayPass™ or Visa payWave. Customers can use their Contactless cards in the outlets listed on either site, regardless of whether their card is Visa payWave, Maestro® PayPass™ or MasterCard® PayPass™.
Regional split of contactless terminals in the UK as at May 2010:
|Region||Number of Terminals|
|South East||10809 (7221 within M25)|
|Yorkshire & Humberside||1535|