News about the NFC market in Belarus — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
April 11th, 2016
Customers of Priorbank in Belarus can now make mobile payments using a new HCE service that supports MasterCard and will be extended to include Visa cards later this year. “The bank plans to implement the mobile issuing service for both debit and credit cards,” says technology provider OpenWay. “Each transaction over 200,000 Belarusian rubles (about US$10) is confirmed by PIN.”
August 25th, 2015
The NFC Forum has added new associate, implementer and non-profit members, following the recent addition of Apple as a sponsor member. “Representing industries as diverse as automotive electronics, digital imaging, microelectronics and asset management, the 19 new members include organisations based in Austria, Belarus, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the US,” the association says. (See the full list of new members here…)
May 29th, 2013
Mobile network operator MTS has launched an NFC mobile payment service in Belarus in partnership with Belgazprombank, enabling subscribers to make payments across the country at merchants equipped to accept MasterCard PayPass contactless payments. Four…