News about the NFC market in Thailand — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
December 4th, 2013
Thai state-owned telecommunications provider TOT is to launch an NFC mobile payments service in Thailand next year. The new Just Pay service will include a mobile wallet, an mPOS solution and a web-based mobile customer relationship management…
February 25th, 2013
Thailand’s largest mobile network operator will be the first in Asia to test DragonFly, a next-generation SIM card from Oberthur that promises to provide mass transit operators with faster NFC transaction processing times.
August 27th, 2012
An NFC-based ordering system developed by Thai NFC specialist SAI Biz Solutions has been installed by Big Mama Pizzeria in Bangkok. Customers tap their NFC phone to a menu card to bring up a mobile site…
July 20th, 2010
Kasikornbank, Thailand’s second largest bank, and Advanced Info Services (AIS), the country’s largest telecommunications operator, have partnered with Gemalto to introduce NFC services in Thailand. Gemalto is supplying the two companies with Trusted Service Management…
January 27th, 2009
Customers can upload their Visa card account to a Nokia 6212 handset containing Visa’s payWave contactless application and then make purchases at any of 1,000 merchant locations equipped to handle contactless transactions.
January 19th, 2009
China Unicom and Yucheng Transportation Card Co have jointly introduced an NFC version of Chongqing city’s Yucheng Tong card that can be used to make payments on public transport, in cinemas and at shops and restaurants.