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    Xiaomi launches Mi Pay NFC mobile payments

    September 1st, 2016

    Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has launched its Mi Pay NFC-based mobile payments service in its domestic market. More

    Xiaomi unveils Mi Pay NFC mobile payments in China

    August 17th, 2016

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled Mi Pay, an NFC-based mobile payment service expected to be made available on the Xiaomi Mi 5 handset with support from a number of the country’s banks. More

    Samsung Pay launches in China

    March 29th, 2016

    Samsung Pay has begun rolling out across China, letting consumers make mobile payments with a compatible device “virtually anywhere you can swipe or tap your card” using their China UnionPay debit and credit cards. More

    Swatch confirms payment watch launch in US, Switzerland and Brazil

    November 30th, 2015

    Swiss luxury watchmaker Swatch has confirmed that it has signed an agreement with Visa and Visa Europe to enable eligible cardholders in the US, Switzerland and Brazil to tap and pay with the Swatch Bellamy watch. More

    G&D provides NFC chip and operating system for Swatch smartwatch

    November 4th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is providing the embedded smart card chip and operating system used in the NFC contactless payment smartwatch launched by Swatch in China last month. “We are very proud and… More

    Swatch launches NFC payment watch in China

    October 14th, 2015

    Swiss watchmaker Swatch has launched an NFC watch in China in partnership with China UnionPay and Bank of Communications that will let consumers make payments with a tap of their wrist in stores across the country. More

    Chinese banks sign up for China Telecom NFC wallet launch

    December 3rd, 2013

    Mobile network operator China Telecom is to launch an NFC mobile wallet in China later this year, in cooperation with more than a dozen financial institutions. More than 30m NFC-enabled SIM cards will be distributed… More

    China Unicom to launch commercial NFC services in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing in November

    October 22nd, 2010

    China’s second largest mobile network operator is preparing to launch commercial NFC services in four cities from next month, according to reports in the Chinese media. Commuters in Beijing will be able to make payments using either an NFC phone or an add-on to their existing phone. More

    China Unicom signs up second banking partner

    China Unicom signs up second banking partner

    August 24th, 2010

    China Unicom has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Agricultural Bank of China (ABC). The deal is expected to see the bank and the mobile operator working together to introduce a wide range of new… More

    China Unicom and Bank of Communications announce commercial NFC payments launch

    June 25th, 2010

    The Chinese bank and mobile network operator are to launch a commercial NFC service that lets consumers make payments with NFC phones supporting the Single Wire Protocol — using a prepaid account that can be topped up over-the-air from the customer’s bank account. More

    China UnionPay begins major expansion of NFC project

    China UnionPay begins major expansion of NFC project

    March 17th, 2010

    The bank card association is conducting NFC pilots in Shanghai, Ningbo and Changsha and has extended its mobile payments services to a total of six provinces and regions. More

    China Unicom to launch world’s first commercial single wire protocol based NFC service

    China Unicom to launch world’s first commercial single wire protocol based NFC service

    February 19th, 2010

    The mobile operator has signed up five Chinese banks and five transport operators for the commercial launch of its NFC service, scheduled to take place during the second quarter of 2010. More

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