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

    PhilCare uses NFC phones to speed up health services in the Philippines

    November 23rd, 2015

    Customers of health care provider PhilCare can now hand over contactless membership cards to any of the company’s 200 service providers in the Philippines to provide access to their account details with a tap of a… More

    Philippines tourists get NFC info

    March 26th, 2014

    A visitor information service that combines ebooks and mobile apps with NFC and QR codes placed at tourist attractions is to be expanded across the Philippines. The Digital Tourism project, developed by new media startup InnoPub Media and carrier Smart Communications, was piloted in the city of Cebu and is now going live in Iloilo, Baguio City and “other areas of the country”.

    Asian mobile alliance promotes NFC with poster campaign

    June 3rd, 2013

    The Conexus Mobile Alliance, a regional grouping of mobile network operators, is promoting NFC throughout Asia with a “Tap and Get” smart poster campaign. Tap and Get rewards customers of Korean carrier KT or Japanese… More

    BPI launches NFC mobile payments in the Philippines

    November 28th, 2012

    The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has launched the BPI Mobile Wallet, an NFC-based payments service, The Manila Times reports. “We know that the Philippines has been anticipating mobile payments, having seen other countries like… More

    Smart tests NFC payments in Manila

    December 20th, 2011

    Smart Communications and Philippines bank BDO have conducted an NFC payments trial at the World Bazaar Festival in Manila. The trial saw Nokia C7 owners with Smart postpaid subscriptions being given free Smart Money accounts… More

    Smart starts small-scale Pay-Buy-Mobile trial in the Philippines

    Smart starts small-scale Pay-Buy-Mobile trial in the Philippines

    November 19th, 2008

    The Philippines’ largest mobile operator has started a small scale NFC trial using equipment that meets the latest GSMA technical specifications. More

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