ASHBURN International was founded in 1998, and it is part of the Penki Kontinentai since 2003. Today, software development and payment card authorization solutions are the main area of ASHBURN International activities. The range of services includes installation, updating and maintenance of software solutions adapted to different manufacturers and types of payment terminals. The company also provides billing services in the Baltic States and other regions.
The innovative software solution TransLink.iQ developed by ASHBURN International has a worldwide recognition as one of the best in its field. This software package provides for POS networks monitoring, management, and transaction processing. It guarantees operative and safe transactions conducted by VISA , Mastercard , UnionPay International and other payment cards. The TransLink.iQ solution is used in the Baltic States, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, etc.
ASHBURN International has established itself in electronic payment and services market in 2002, when the company developed an e-commerce system for prepayment of bills, allowing mobile users to replenish their accounts in shopping centers and gas stations. The projects of authorization VISA, Mastercard payment cards, and loyalty programs were implemented in the same year.
The company certifies in accordance with the highest level international requirements of payment card data security PCI DSS annually.
The entire equipment also complies with the EMV (Europay-Mastercard-Visa) standard, is certified by international payment systems and PADSS.
Software and hardware for payment card terminals comply with the requirements of the EMV standard of international organizations VISA and Mastercard. International payment systems and PADSS certified it. The company has certified channels for the transfer of bankcard operations to the major commercial banks in Lithuania and their authorization centers - SEB, Swedbank, Luminor and Citadele via Worldline.
Chronology of most important events in the history of “ASHBURN Iinternational”:
"ASHBURN International" completed VISA PIN Certification
"ASHBURN International" has completed its Lithuanian POS terminal network modernization. The investments exceeded 1mln. €.
An agreement with "Ingenico Russia" on the sale of POS terminals in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
|July 2017||"ASHBURN International" provided the payment terminals for the "LP Express" couriers. From now "LP Express" offers its customers the opportunity to pay for goods with payment cards|
"ASHBURN International" provided the POS terminals for the service departments of "Lietuvos paštas".
"ASHBURN International" in cooperation with "BS/2 Georgia" installed the software "TransLink.iQ" to the payment terminals of one of the largest banks in Georgia and included the lease of POS terminals in the range of services.
ASHBURN International" began to implement contactless payments.
"ASHBURN International" became an official partner of PAX Technology.
Beginning of cooperation with Turkmenistan bank.
Company established cooperation with Turkmen Bank Daýhanbank. The bank acquired the "ASHBURN International" software solution TransLink.iQ and 700 POS-terminals.
|June 2015||"ASHBURN International" offered iinsurance brokers a convenient opportunity to serve their customers who pay for insurance services using payment cards. The new solution consists of electronic card scanners installed in insurance brokerage companies connected to barcode scanners and software developed by "ASHBURN International", which combines and accepts payments for services of different insurance companies.|
Certificate of compliance with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) was granted to "TransLink.iQ Smart POS" of "ASHBURN International".
"ASHBURN International" began to cooperate with an insurance company "Compensa TU S.A. Vienna Insurance Group Lithuanian Branch" and installed in the customer service departments electronic card readers and a special technologically advanced solution for automated accounting of premiums collected from customers and paid by payment cards.
"ASHBURN International" solution was used to sell electronic prepayment codes replacing previously used scratch cards in a network of Statoil Fuel & Retail petrol stations in Latvia. This service allows customers of the petrol stations to replenish their prepayment accounts used to pay for the services of mobile connection providers and television.
"ASHBURN International" has offered the Lithuanian market prepayment checks Paysafecard, which can be used to pay for goods and services purchased online.
"ASHBURN International" updated POS terminals network of "Kesko Senukai Lietuva".
"ASHBURN International" implemented a project "Integrated Solution for the Management of E-payment Services" (ePaySManager) in accordance with a measure "Intelektas LT" of the" Economic Growth Action Program". The company has developed solutions in the field of innovative e-payments management, which include the development of the existing technological measures and new service models.
"ASHBURN International" signed an agreement with the largest Lithuanian insurance company "Lietuvos draudimas" on installation of new electronic card readers connected to barcode readers.
During the month the company successfully served a record number, i.e. more than 9,000,000 loyalty transactions.
“ASHBURN International” became an official partner of INGENICO S.A. in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. INGENICO S.A. is one of the largest manufacturers of POS terminals in the world.
The first cross loyalty system in Lithuania, i.e. “Medžio Centras REMONTO” was introduced. When purchasing goods from sellers of “Medžio Centras” (individual legal entities), system users receive loyalty points that can be used to buy goods from any other seller of “Medžio Centras”.
“ASHBURN International” implemented a technological solution for the integration of information systems of UAB “Gera Dovana” and “Statoil Lietuva” to sell gift sets of “Gera Dovana” through “Statoil Lietuva” network in Lithuania.
In cooperation with the insurance company "PZU Lietuva", "ASHBURN International" developed and introduced solution that allows customers to pay for insurance policies by means of payment cards using POS terminals integrated with barcode scanners; the insurer is enabled to use barcode to scan insurance policy data and process them in the accounting system.
“Mylimiausia” loyalty program uniting six leaders in their fields – trade networks “IKI”, “SENUKAI”, “STATOIL Lietuva”, “Gintarinė Vaistinė”, “ČILI” and SEB bank was launched. “ASHBURN International” uses the loyalty management system “PayLo” to serve all loyalty transactions of this program.
“ASHBURN International” started cooperating with “Swedbank”. Financial transaction processing center of the company began redirecting financial transactions to “Swedbank”.
Newly developed payment and loyalty management system “PayLo” by “ASHBURN International” was introduced.
The company started supplying to the Lithuanian market POS terminals of one of the largest manufacturers of POS terminals INGENICO S.A..
“ASHBURN International” obtained first certificate in accordance with an international PCI DSS Level 1 standard that ensures the highest level of payment card data security. The certificate is renewed on the yearly basis.
“ASHBURN International” started using its network of POS terminals to serve “American Express” payment cards, by redirecting transactions to “Parex” bank.
The company introduced and started serving “LUKOIL” loyalty program.
The company started providing payment card-related services to “SNORAS” bank.
The company introduced and started serving “MAXIMA” loyalty program.
“ASHBURN International” became a member of the group of companies “Penki kontinentai”.
The company introduced and started serving “IKI Premija” loyalty program, by serving in its processing center all loyalty card operations performed in “IKI” network.
“ASHBURN International” started serving payment card operations by means of “ASHBURN International" POS terminals. Payments are redirected from “Statoil Lietuva” network to SEB bank (“Vilniaus bankas” at that moment).
“Statoil Lietuva” network started selling GSM prepaid codes in Lithuania.
“IKI” network started selling GSM prepaid codes.
The company developed e-commerce system for prepaid mobile accounts, which allows mobile users to replenish their accounts in shopping centers.
“ASHBURN International” was established.