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

    Seamless adds HCE to Seqr mobile wallet

    October 23rd, 2015

    Customers using Seamless’ Seqr mobile payment solution will soon be able to make host card emulation (HCE) based NFC payments at any contactless terminal through the service’s integration with white label wallet provider MeaWallet. “Until… More

    SEQR mobile payments to launch in US

    June 12th, 2015

    Mobile payment solution SEQR, developed by Swedish m-commerce software firm Seamless, is to launch in the US, making it the eleventh country where the system is available. Allowing consumers to make payments, transfer money, connect loyalty programs and redeem offers through digital coupons, it is also in operation in Sweden, Finland, Romania, Belgium, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France and Italy.

    Famoco’s NFC tablet finds a home on buses

    April 1st, 2014

    Lisbon-based contactless ticketing provider Card4B is to offer Famoco’s FX 100 Android NFC tablet to public transportation operators for ticket validation applications on board buses and other services and, later, for topping up travel passes in retail outlets. More

    Portugal Telecom picks CardMobili for NFC wallet

    September 18th, 2013

    Mobile network operator Portugal Telecom has selected digital wallet solution provider CardMobili to implement a digital wallet that will support both NFC and QR codes and offer a range of added value services, including loyalty,… More

    Portuguese project uses NFC phones as mobile POS terminals

    May 29th, 2013

    Technology provider Morpho has announced it is the supplier of NFC SIM cards to a Portuguese mobile payments pilot that uses NFC phones as mobile POS terminals and is backed by the country’s major telecoms… More

    Auchan picks mobile barcodes for France’s MCX

    December 12th, 2012

    “Our goal is to create the m-payment standard within the retail sector, independent of any telephone operators and banks,” says the head of Flash’n Pay, a new mobile wallet brand that has been created by one of the country’s largest grocery retailers and is set to go head to head with the French carriers’ NFC-based Cityzi service. More

    NFC specialist Tapit to raise US$8m for international expansion

    July 26th, 2012

    The fast growing Sydney-based start-up already counts Coca Cola, RIM, Johnson & Johnson and Unilever amongst its clients and has just implemented a major new project for Australian carrier Telstra. More

    Portugal Telecom unveils mobile wallet service

    March 21st, 2012

    Eleven thousand employees have been invited to pilot test the new TMN Wallet, a mobile payments service that enables transactions to be made via NFC, SMS, USSD or QR Codes and runs on any mobile phone. More

    Orange to roll out NFC services across Europe in 2011

    Orange to roll out NFC services across Europe in 2011

    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… More

    Transport and mobile operators begin NFC pilot in Lisbon

    Transport and mobile operators begin NFC pilot in Lisbon

    October 8th, 2009

    The Portuguese capital’s transport operators have begun a small scale NFC test in conjunction with three mobile operators, beginning on the Lisbon subway and with plans to expand to rail and bus services soon. More

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