News about the NFC market in Poland — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
April 12th, 2013
Local NFC specialist NFC Group has implemented NFC table stands and placed NFC stickers on doors in an Indian restaurant in Wroclaw, Poland. Guests are directed to a landing page when they use their smartphone...
April 9th, 2013
MasterCard-owned payments processor Trevica has selected Cardtek Group's TSMXpert platform to offer mobile payment solutions to European banks and service providers. Trevica is based in Poland and operates in a number of other countries in...
January 29th, 2013
Customers of Getin Bank and Noble Bank are now able to access T-Mobile Poland's MyWallet NFC service, the carrier has announced. MyWallet was launched in October 2012 and was available initially only to customers of...
December 10th, 2012
Mobile solutions specialist MoSoCo has chosen Sequent as its trusted service management (TSM) provider for the introduction of a cloud-based mobile loyalty, marketing and prepaid card processing service for Polish retailers. "Sequent's secure technology will...
October 31st, 2012
T-Mobile has picked Gemalto's LinqUs Trusted Service Manager (TSM) platform for its Europe-wide rollout of NFC services. Poland is the first country to go live with the new service. "Gemalto provided PTC, T-Mobile's network operator...
October 22nd, 2012
The second commercial NFC service to go live in Poland this month has the backing of five banks and supports payments via both debit and credit cards.
October 16th, 2012
The carrier has partnered with mBank and MasterCard for the national launch of Orange Cash, a commercial NFC service that is available on nine different mobile phone models.
July 24th, 2012
ING Bank Slaski is to conduct a twelve month NFC payments trial in Poland. The two hundred pilot testers, all employees of Bank Slaski or its partners Visa Europe and Oberthur, will use BlackBerry NFC...
July 3rd, 2012
"We want to build a comprehensive ecosystem around mobile payment, helping Telekom to realise its strategy of being the first choice for customers regarding connected life and work," says the T-Mobile operator as it signs a partnership deal with MasterCard and outlines four "strategic pillars" for its move into financial services.
February 24th, 2012
Visitors to an art gallery at the National Museum in Krakow, Poland, can use NFC smartphones to access extra information about exhibits by touching nearby NFC tags. Patrons can use their own NFC handsets or...
February 14th, 2012
Poland's MultiBank and mBank have begun the second phase of their NFC pilot, opening up the trial to consumers for the first time by providing competition winners with an iCarte accessory they can attach to...
November 22nd, 2011
The payments network has partnered with BRE Bank's mBank and MultiBank divisions to test the use of Apple iPhones equipped with an iCarte NFC accessory.
June 21st, 2011
"Several thousand" customers will be able to use their NFC phones to make payments at 35,000 contactless acceptance points across Poland.
May 23rd, 2011
Poland is set to roll out NFC-based payment services as early as the third quarter of 2011, according to Polish business publication Puls Biseznu. Six Polish banks — PKO Bank Polski, Bank Zachodni WBK, Citi...
March 21st, 2011
The mobile phone operator starts delivering on its promise to roll out NFC throughout Europe during 2011, saying opportunities are "virtually limitless".
February 21st, 2011
NFC services will begin in Germany and Poland in 2011 and in the US, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic in 2012. In Germany, the operator looks set to offer its own payments service but in other countries it will partner with other operators or with banks, depending on market conditions.
February 14th, 2011
"With the availability of new NFC-enabled devices from Samsung, and many more from our other handset partners to come in 2011, we are moving closer to a world in which we believe mobile contactless services will soon become the norm," says Orange's EVP of mobile services.
December 16th, 2010
Orange will begin introducing NFC services "in the majority of countries in which it has a presence" in 2011, the mobile network operator has told mobile phone manufacturers at a meeting in Paris on 15...
October 4th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond, featuring wrist-based NFC • Polish trial declared a success • NFC Forum meeting for developers • Opening doors at a Bahamas hotel • Clinton adviser visits Swedish NFC firm • SK C&C hires five senior staff • and more...
June 10th, 2010
The 100 participants can use their Samsung NFC phones to make payments at any of 10,000 points of sale in Poland that are already equipped to handle PayPass contactless transactions.