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Benefits for Your Business

Octopus to spur your growth

Octopus brings unparalleled benefits that can help uplift efficiency, save costs and add value to your brand. Our success is demonstrated by the impressive penetration rate and usage statistics.

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Improves operational efficiency

  • Provides a secure, efficient, flexible and reliable means to collect revenue
  • Shortens transaction time
  • Reduces preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Reduces administrative efforts and risks in cash handling
  • Offers additional uses such as access control or attendance taking

Contributes to financial grown

  • Increases usage and revenue via enhanced user-friendly platform with high penetration rate
  • Octopus system has a comprehensive monitoring mechanism, which improves revenue protection by minimising fraud and blocking transactions after card loss
  • Achieves economies of scale with all participating operators by sharing a common infrastructure, which comprehends with merchants' sales system

Adds value to brand

  • Provides a platform accommodating complex payment collection strategies such as intermodal discounts offered by transport operators
  • Provides a platform for the implementation of your own or joint loyalty programmes
  • Enhances corporate image and improves customer service via promoting electronic payment platform

Key statistics at a glance

  • Over 33 million Octopus are in circulation
  • Over 99% of Hong Kong people (aged 15-64) possess an Octopus*
  • Octopus processes over 14 million transactions a day
  • Daily transactions are valued at over HK$189 million
  • More than 20,000 retail outlets from over 9,000 service providers accept Octopus
  • There are more than 76,000 Octopus readers all over Hong Kong
  • Over 3.2 million Octopus registered under the Octopus Rewards Programme

* Figure quoted from a research conducted in November 2016 by Acorn Marketing & Research Consultants (International) Limited on individuals aged between 15 and 64.


Contact information:

For all business enquires please contact us at bizenquiries@octopus.com.hk.

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Did you know?

Octopus processes over 3 million transactions a day through the MTR system, saving time and money for commuters and the MTR Corporation.

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