It's New, It's Improved, It's Neteller and It's Not Available in US and Canada
10 May 2007
Neteller issued a press release announcing its new suite of prepaid, re-loadable debit and remittance cards for its customers in Europe and Asia Pacific. Customers in Canada, US and Turkey can not take advantage of Neteller services due to current federal legislation.
Their new prepaid card is tied to a customer’s Neteller account and can be used at over 24 million ATMs and Point-of-Sale (PoS) terminals worldwide. This card replaces the existing Neteller debit card and has several benefits not available on its predecessor such as more flexibility and significantly lower pricing. The new card will be available in multiple currencies and is tied to the customer’s e-wallet account, saving the consumer foreign exchange fees. The Group expects the new prepaid card to be available to customers by the end of May 2007.
26 April 2007Neteller Closes Down Debit Card Service
Neteller is today notifying it’s millions of members that “Due to the changes with Neteller card, the ability to transfer funds from a member account to the Neteller card has been restricted as of April 26, 2007 at 12 am (GMT). Members will no longer be able to load funds onto their card. The ability to withdraw funds already on Neteller cards at ATM machines and point-of- sale (POS) terminals will not be affected until May 2nd 2007. As of May 2nd, your Neteller debit card will no longer work.Read full article