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    News about the NFC market in Bulgaria — trials, pilots, tests and live services.

    Fibank launches HCE in Bulgaria

    April 21st, 2016

    Customers of First Investment Bank (Fibank) of Bulgaria can now make host card emulation (HCE) based payments through its mobile banking app using a digital card supplied by MasterCard. The service makes use of technology supplied… More

    Fibank to launch HCE mobile payments

    February 27th, 2015

    Bulgaria’s First Investment Bank is joining forces with MeaWallet to provide the bank’s customers with a mobile payments service which uses cloud-based security and host card emulation (HCE) technology. The service will work at all outlets that accept MasterCard PayPass and Visa PayWave payments and is due to launch later this year.

    M-Tel to test NFC in Bulgaria

    March 9th, 2012

    Bulgarian mobile network operator M-Tel is to begin a six month NFC payments pilot in May 2012, in conjunction with First Investment Bank, and hopes to begin commercial services this year. M-Tel is also investigating the potential for NFC public transportation ticketing.

    Globul to launch mobile contactless service in Bulgaria?

    Globul to launch mobile contactless service in Bulgaria?

    October 1st, 2009

    Bulgarian telecoms operator Globul has launched a pilot of a new mobile wallet service, ahead of a commercial launch in 2010. As well as a full range of mobile payments functions, “every subscriber who activates… More

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