ATLANTA - National Data Corp. has signed a two-year transaction agreement to use U.S. Wireless Data's Wireless Express Payment Service technology to process wireless point of sale credit card transactions.

The service delivers wireless transactions to and from a card payment terminal. It supports encryption, real-time terminal diagnostics, and online transaction reporting.

NDC eCommerce, a division of National Data, expects to activate more than 3,000 wireless terminals using the service.

Paul R. Garcia, chief executive officer of NDC eCommerce, said that the partnership will broaden NDC's reach in the wireless market. The company is "excited about the new opportunities we now have because of the new merchant segments WEPS allows us to address," he said.

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