The peak was recorded at 11:39 AM when 15,466 transactions were recorded in one minute. The last such peak occurred on 24 December 2012 when 14,525 transactions were recorded at 11:33 AM.
On Wednesday a new record was set for the number of electronic payments in a day. 7,547,067 transactions were recorded using debit cards, credit cards as well as e-commerce applications.
Last Christmas and the one before that the electronic payment system suffered technical issues. This year though Worldline had no knowledge of any difficulties.