Visa U.S.A. announced a service Tuesday that blurs the difference between two types of debit card.

Effective Oct. 1, banks issuing Visa check cards will have the option of providing on-line authorizations, with cardholders entering personal identification numbers at the point of sale.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.