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November 18th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 18 November 2013, 13:37

Banks pick OTI for NFC payments in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

A cross border NFC payments service using On Track Innovations’ Wave NFC add-on device is to be offered by Hong Kong ATM network JetCo, which has thirty member banks, by Taiwan’s Trade-Van and by Macau’s MTel.

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November 18th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 18 November 2013, 11:51

i-Free expands mobile wallet to 11 Russian cities

Mobile technology developer i-Free is expanding its NFC mobile wallet service to enable users to store transportation cards for 11 Russian cities as well as a variety of prepaid deals and coupons. The wallet originally launched with bank cards from Tinkoff Credit Systems in June 2013.

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November 15th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 15 November 2013, 11:35

US gyms to deliver ads and info via NFC

Gym and health club members across the US are to get a personalised mobile experience that uses both NFC and Bluetooth LE thanks to a new deal between Outcast Fitness, the US’ largest health club digital media network, and NFC marketing specialist Blue Bite.

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November 14th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 14 November 2013, 16:27

Telecom Italia and Visa Europe to roll out NFC payments in Italy

Italian carrier Telecom Italia and Visa Europe have signed a strategic agreement which will see NFC payments rolled out across Italy to more than 31 million customers of the TIM mobile network from 2014.

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November 14th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 18 November 2013, 11:52

Isis NFC mobile wallet goes live across the US

NFC payments are now available to AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless subscribers across the US, with the national launch of the Isis Mobile Wallet. A 20% discount on their first $200 of purchases made with the American Express Serve account is being provided to every Isis user as an incentive to sign up and use the service.

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November 14th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 14 November 2013, 11:39

McDonald’s to offer NFC and QR payments across Belgium

McDonald’s is to roll out NFC payments across all of its locations in Belgium in the spring of 2014 using Seamless’ Seqr mobile payments platform. Working in partnership with the country’s Bpost Bank, Seamless will allow the bank’s customers to connect their bank account to the Seqr mobile app to make payments using either NFC or QR codes.

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November 13th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 13 November 2013, 16:48

Rabobank to launch NFC payments in the Netherlands

Dutch bank Rabobank is set to commercially launch an NFC mobile payments service in the Netherlands next year. Rabobank customers will be able to apply for a payment card online and have it sent securely over-the-air to their NFC phone by technology provider Giesecke & Devrient, which is acting as the bank’s trusted service manager (TSM).

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November 13th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 13 November 2013, 21:06

Wooshping provides 22,000 NFC wristbands for Nokia promotion

UK-based Wooshping has provided 22,000 NFC-enabled wristbands to retail store staff at Nokia stockists across the UK.

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November 13th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 13 November 2013, 14:12

Shanghai Fudan gets Forum certification for NFC controller

Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics’ FM1930 NFC controller chipset has received NFC Forum certification, the first from a Chinese manufacturer to do so.

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November 13th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 13 November 2013, 13:41

Google Play Music gets NFC promotion on Australian public transport

Google has partnered with NFC specialist Tapit to promote its Google Play Music service using NFC and QR code enabled posters on public transport along the east coast of Australia.

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April 24th, 2014

NFC World's latest news articles

  1. TfL tests NFC for London Underground ticket payments
  2. SIMalliance reports 159% growth in NFC SIM shipments
  3. Bank develops NFC suit that lets customers pay by swiping a sleeve
  4. PayPal takes another look at NFC
  5. NFC Forum updates specs with support for pairing at a distance
  6. Total Produce pushes fruit and veg with NFC in supermarkets
  7. GSMA reports on NFC adoption at MWC, SIM trends and HCE
  8. Thales shows off airline seat with NFC
  9. Rogers expands Suretap NFC wallet with support for prepaid and gift cards
  10. Apple iWatch to ship with NFC this year?
  11. Cantaloupe to run Isis promo
  12. Ingenic unveils developer board for wearable devices with NFC
  13. New Snapdragon supports NFC
  14. Fujitsu adds ATMs with NFC and biometrics
  15. Sequent gets Visa TSM approval
  16. EnStream picks Bell ID TSM for NFC in Canada
  17. Vodafone launches NFC SmartPass in Italy
  18. Midrange Samsung gets NFC
  19. WiFi Alliance adds support for NFC
  20. Carrefour equips new digital hypermarket with NFC
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