News about the NFC market in Switzerland — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
February 27th, 2013
Bank owned transaction processor Six Payment Services, one of Europe's largest, has partnered with NFC specialist Nexperts to develop a standard approach to handling NFC loyalty applications. "The market for electronic loyalty cards and mobile...
January 31st, 2012
Swiss mobile network operator Sunrise is to begin an NFC payments pilot in March 2012, in collaboration with Oberthur Technologies. The SIM-based NFC trial will allow participants to charge payments made with an NFC phone...
April 8th, 2011
Mobile software provider Sicap and Switzerland's leading telecoms provider Swisscom have launched a contactless in-store kiosk that allows prepaid subscribers to top up their phones. The NFC feature of the kiosk allows customers to top...
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...
December 22nd, 2009
A Swiss farm shop has installed a self-service NFC system which local shoppers can use to gain access to the shop, to scan RFID price tags and then pay for their purchases.
May 7th, 2009
More than 90% of the participants in a small scale Swiss trial say they will use NFC when it becomes commercially available.
April 24th, 2009
Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom have formed a working group, open to all, with the aim of developing a standardised, national NFC platform from early 2010.