Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Mobile payments

Hong Kong e-payment operator Octopus launches QR code service, aiming to get city’s 40,000 taxi drivers off cash

But new method receives lukewarm response from taxi industry insiders, who say more incentives and data protection needed to get drivers on board

Topic |   Mobile payments
Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Octopus CEO Sunny Cheung demonstrates the new QR code service on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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