News about the NFC market in Estonia — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
December 9th, 2015
The volume of contactless payments in Europe is forecast to rise almost nine-fold to 12.2bn in 2020 compared to 2014 and account for 13% of all card payments, according to research released by RBR. The number of contactless cards issued is also expected to treble from 2014 to just short of 700m by 2020 — representing more than 40% of the total regional card base.
July 25th, 2014
July 8th, 2014
Lithuania-based mobile payments provider Worapay is set to go live in Estonia this month with partner and local businessman Rando Parna, who has acquired a license to operate the technology. Parna plans to invest up to €100,000 to push the product and will develop a network of merchants in the country. Worapay also plans to launch in Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland and Spain.
March 25th, 2014
Clear Channel Outdoor is to equip 75,000 out-of-home advertising sites in 23 countries around the world with its Connect mobile advertising platform, allowing consumers to interact with brands via NFC tags, QR codes and, in…
November 4th, 2013
Mobile network operator EMT has begun pilot testing an NFC mobile wallet in Estonia, in partnership with Danske Bank, Nordea Pank, SEB Pank and Swedbank as well as retail group Tallinna Kaubamaja. The ‘Bank Payment…
March 12th, 2013
Estonian mobile network operator EMT is promoting the use of NFC by making tags available in all its stores across the country. The tags work in conjunction with an Android app called EMT NFC Starter, a…
August 27th, 2012
Estonia’s banks are to begin pilot testing NFC services in January 2013. The move follows an in-depth research project which has resulted in the banks specifying NFC SIMs issued by a mobile network operator as their preferred route to market.
December 20th, 2011
Estonia’s leading banks have begun work on an NFC research project in conjunction with mobile network operator EMT, part of the TeliaSonera group. The applied research project aims to discover the viability of introducing contactless…