Santander Releases OnePay FX App

On April 10, Santander released OnePay FX Application, which allows the users to make regular international payments
10 April 2018   1791

In February we have reported about Banco Santander announcing the launch of a mobile payment application based on the technology developed by Ripple.

On April 10, Santander released OnePay FX Application, which allows the users to make regular international payments of up to £10,000 a day in euros to all nineteen Eurozone countries; and US dollars to the USA.

OnePay FX AppOnePay FX App Screenshots

OnePay FX allows the users to:

• Either enter the amount in Pounds to send or the amount of Euros or Dollars to be received
• Always see the final amount that will be received
• Store the details of payments so it’s easier to pay them again 
• See all the payments made using the app
• Send payments to individuals rather than companies 

We will not charge you a transaction fee for using OnePay FX. However, the payment may be subject to receiving bank fees if you send a payment in Euros or Dollars to an account which uses a different currency. If we introduce a transaction fee in the future, we’ll inform you of the fee before you complete the transaction. 
 

OnePay FX Description

The users who would like to use OnePay FX will need the Santander Online or Mobile Banking log on credentials and a Santander debit card registered with Apple Pay.

It was indicated previously that the payment application developed by Santander and Ripple will appear in the first quarter of 2018, and OnePay FX is likely to be that very app. Nevertheless, the App Store description of OnePay FX app does not include any mentions of Ripple technology.

R3’s New App to Support XRP Payments

Corda Settler is a opensource application in the CorDapp pack and makes it possible to make payments for payment obligations in the Corda networ
06 December 2018   114

Banking blockchain consortium R3 has announced the launch of the Corda Settler application for international cryptocurrency payments in corporate distributed networks. The first supported digital asset in the application is the XRP token, CoinDesk reports.

The deployment of the Corda Settler and its support for XRP as the first settlement mechanism is an important step in showing how the powerful ecosystems cultivated by two of the of the world’s most influential crypto and blockchain communities can work together. While the Settler will be open to all forms of crypto and traditional assets, this demonstration with XRP is the next logical step in showing how widespread acceptance and use of digital assets to transfer value and make payments can be achieved.
 

Richard Gendal Brown

CTO, R3

Corda Settler is a opensource application in the CorDapp pack and makes it possible to make payments for payment obligations in the Corda network through any parallel means supporting cryptocurrency, crypto assets or traditional payment mechanisms that can provide cryptographic confirmation of the fact of settlement of transactions.

In particular, the application verifies the transfer of the expected amount to the recipient’s account, automatically updating the Corda registry. Also in the developers' plans is the addition of support for deferred netting of transactions and settlements on pre-established amounts in real time.

When a payment obligation arises in the Corda system, one of the parties may request payment in XRP tokens. The other party will receive a notification of such a request and that it must configure the payment to be sent to the specified address before a certain date. As soon as the oracle service confirms the payment, the parties may consider the obligation fulfilled.

Application support for the XRP token may seem somewhat unexpected if we recall the recent court proceedings between R3 and Ripple, but a source close to the situation claims that the disagreements did not have anything to do with it. The very launch of a new payment mechanism, he said, should give greater legitimacy to cryptocurrencies.