News about the NFC market in South Africa — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
December 8th, 2011
The trial will see five hundred bank staff using BlackBerry NFC smartphones to make MasterCard PayPass payments, and the technology used will in future also support the country's national transportation ticketing technology.
November 8th, 2011
South African mobile solution provider Qmuzik Technologies is to resell, implement and support Vivotech's NFC trusted service manager (TSM) software suite throughout Africa. "Qmuzik's broad African footprint and local expertise make it an ideal partner...
August 19th, 2011
The South African bank and mobile network operator have signed a multi-milliion rand cooperation deal. "The project is expected to lead to developments in the near field communication arena and usher in a new era of convenience for the customer," says Absa.
March 29th, 2011
British firm Aconite has said it is working to bring contactless payments to South African public transport, to allow commuters to use near field communication (NFC) enabled phones to pay fares. The smart card and...