LONDON - Mondex smart cards will be accepted at post office counters when the program is tested in Swindon, England, later this year.

Tim Jones, the National Westminster Bank official who is chief executive of the Mondex program, said the participation of 20 to 30 post offices goes a long way toward making the cards as widely accepted as cash.

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