History

Main milestones

2019

Integration of Advantis in Redsys.

Redsys acquired from Servired through company succession, the independent economic marketing unit of the Advantis System and the Pricenet, SIS and SAS family programs.

2018

Spanish domestic schemes Merger.

Merger of the three Spanish domestic schemes: ServiRed, 4B and Euro 6000 with the creation of the company STMP.

2017

Launch of first Advantis Wearables.

Advantis includes minitags in its portfolio of products to use in bracelets and key case.

2016

Visa fusion.

Purchase of Visa Europe by Visa Inc.

First Advantis Private Card (CPA)

Advantis launched its first product with a private brand on the market, which offers many advantages and uses for different clients.

2011

Excision and fusion.

Excision of SERMEPA which was the ServiRed’s processor and fusión with 4B’s processor (Redy) to create Redsys.

ServiRed would be responsible for commercial distribution of Advantis operating system and Redsys would be in charge of the development and evolution of the Advantis solution.

2010

Launch of the first Advantis Duo card (Visa y MasterCard).

Advantis innovated in the market and offers a product that includes the application of Visa and MasterCard in the same chip, offering savings and improving the stock management of the customer.

2009

First Contactless Card certified

Advantis has always been a pioneer in market changes, and it started to offer Dual interface products that allow faster and more secure payments.

2008

Smart Card in Leon (Spain).

The Advantis operating system was available on the citizen card of Leon and allowed the identification of the citizen, payment of public transport and bike rental among other public services.

Advantis Card with Digital Signature Application certified by CNI Spain.

Advantis took another step forward in its commitment to improve security of its cards and launched a card which included digital signature approved by the CNI in Spain.

2007

ServiRed changes its legal nature.

ServiRed transformed its legal nature from Civil Society to Public Limited Company and adapted to the rules of the European Single Payment Area (SEPA).

2003

ServiRed creation.

Visa Spain became ServiRed and changed the representation structure in Visa International, with Spanish financial institutions represented by three different Member Groups: ServiRed, Sistema 4B and Euro 6000.

Digital Signature Application

Advantis expanded its portfolio of solutions and added products that incorporated the digital signature application that includes a stronger robust authentication and allows the management of digital certificates.

First card called Advantis and CEPS e-purse.

The old commercial name TIBC is renewed to make way for the new generation of Advantis products and a new purse application developed under the CEPS standard appears.

2001

Transport Application for Smart Card of the Community of Madrid.

Advantis provided support to the Council of the Community of Madrid with its transport application and facilitated the payment of public transport for citizens.

1993

First TIBC Card including E-Purse

In its beginnings Advantis began calling TIBC and appeared as electronic purse, a prepaid system for the payment of goods and services of low amount.

1979

Visa Spain creation.

The autonomous institution Visa Spain is created with 56 member financial entities.