News about the NFC market in Israel — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
July 25th, 2014
June 18th, 2013
Mobile network operator Pelephone is to launch an NFC digital wallet in Israel, initially using contactless stickers, in partnership with credit card companies Leumi Card and Isracard. The service is set to go live in…
April 22nd, 2013
NFC Israel has teamed with printing and packaging provider Tadbik Group to launch FindMyPet, an NFC identification tag for pets. After tapping the FindMyPet tag for the first time pet owners can register their contact…
February 23rd, 2013
Orange Israel is offering customers packs of three NFC stickers that work with an NFC app that is pre-installed on all the carrier’s Android NFC phones. The stickers contain Smartrac Circus Ntag 203 NFC inlays and were produced for Orange by Tadbik and NFC Israel. The packs cost 39 NIS (US$10.52) and are available online and at Orange sales points across the country. A pack is also provided free of charge to buyers of the Orange Infinity NFC phone.
August 17th, 2012
Israel Credit Cards-Cal (ICC-Cal) and mobile network operator Cellcom Israel have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop an NFC mobile payments product, Globes reports. ICC and Cellcom will establish a customers club on the basis…
March 20th, 2012
Israeli mobile network operator Cellcom is set to launch an NFC payments service in collaboration with Israel Credit Cards Ltd (ICC-Cal) in the next few weeks, sources have told business publication Globes. The companies have already reached an…
June 21st, 2011
Israel’s largest credit card issuer, Isracard, is to run a mobile payments trial using NFC stickers, Globes reports: “This is the future. This technology will serve the entire market in the future,” Isracard CEO Dov Kotler…
October 15th, 2010
The new service, to be launched by the end of 2010, will use technology developed by DigiMo to enable Israeli consumers to make payments at the point-of-sale with their mobile phone using their choice of an NFC phone, a sticker attached to their existing phone or a 2D barcode.