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

    MobiPay launches in the Ukraine

    October 22nd, 2015

    Customers in the Ukraine can now use their mobile phones to make in-store and online purchases and P2P transfers using the MobiPay mobile wallet. “The seller must provide the customer with a QR code for payment on the cash register’s monitor, POS terminal or print it in a cheque,” the company says. “The customer pays for the goods by simply reading the QR code using MobiPay and the connected Visa or MasterCard payment card.”

    Kiev subway goes contactless

    June 23rd, 2015

    The Ukrainian capital of Kiev has become the fifth city in the world, after London, St Petersburg, Chicago and Bucharest, to allow fares to be paid with open loop contactless cards. Transport operator Kyivsky Metropoliten has installed contactless turnstiles equipped with MasterCard PayPass technology in 17 stations across the subway in partnership with Oshchadbank.

    Yandex offers mobile payments at 1,300 Ukraine fuel stations

    May 1st, 2015

    Ukrainian drivers can now pay for fuel at more than 1,300 outlets across the country using a mobile payment service launched by Russian internet company Yandex, in partnership with PrivatBank and MasterCard. To use the service,… More

    PrivatBank to offer NFC payments via HCE

    February 27th, 2014

    Ukraine’s PrivatBank is to launch a cloud-based NFC payments service using host card emulation (HCE). The new Liqpay app will be available to customers with NFC smartphones running Android 4.4 KitKat. They will be able… More

    Kyivstar and Alfa-Bank launch NFC payments in the Ukraine

    January 22nd, 2014

    Alfa-Bank and mobile network operator Kyivstar have begun testing the Ukraine’s first NFC mobile payments service. The pilot is expected to lead to a full commercial rollout across the country. The launch follows an announcement… More

    PrivatBank cuts ATM costs with NFC

    November 5th, 2013

    Ukraine-based PrivatBank has developed an ATM that uses NFC to “significantly reduce” product costs by eliminating the need to include a pin pad, screen and other user interface features. More

    Alfa-Bank to pilot NFC payments in Russia and the Ukraine

    June 19th, 2013

    Russia’s largest private bank, Alfa-Bank, is launching NFC mobile payment pilots in Russia and the Ukraine, in partnership with mobile network operator Vimpelcom and Mastercard. Vimpelcom’s Beeline brand is partnering with the bank for the… More

    PrivatBank picks Gemalto for NFC payments in the Ukraine

    October 2nd, 2012

    The first commercial mobile payments deployment in the Ukraine will begin with contactless stickers and then be expanded to include NFC phones, says the country’s largest commercial bank. More

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