News stories featuring China Mobile and NFC:
November 25th, 2013
China Mobile has chosen Micropross' Contactless Test Station to test NFC devices for compliance with NFC Forum requirements. The tool will be used at the mobile network operator's own laboratories, where it tests all devices...
October 29th, 2013
Strategy Analytics has "marginally lowered" its outlook for NFC mobile payments "to reflect the slow pace at which operators are pushing NFC payments service, limited NFC payment deployments by OEMs, and the continued slow adoption...
October 16th, 2013
China Mobile has seen a take-up of 2.5m NFC handsets, 600,000 SIMs and 1.4m NFC-enabled POS terminals, the carrier's Liu Xin has revealed at the GSMA's NFC & Mobile Money Summit in New York. Those...
September 6th, 2013
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has announced the Mi3, a 5-inch NFC smartphone that is the first to use Nvidia's 1.8GHz Tegra 4 quad core processor. Three versions will be made available; one for China Mobile's...
July 24th, 2013
The NFC mobile payments service introduced last month by China Mobile and China UnionPay will be commercially launched on public transport in Beijing next week, according to CCTV News. The launch follows a trial period...
June 18th, 2013
The NFC mobile payments service launched earlier this month by China Mobile and bank card association China UnionPay has been pilot tested on public transportation services in Beijing, reports TechWeb China. The trial, which has...
June 11th, 2013
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile network operator, and Chinese bank card association China UnionPay have announced that their NFC payments service is now live in more than fourteen Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Beijing and...
May 9th, 2013
The GSMA has partnered with China Mobile to promote NFC at this year's Mobile Asia Expo, following the successful NFC Experience provided to attendees at Mobile World Congress 2013. "We're excited to launch the NFC...
February 25th, 2013
Mobile network operators in the three countries have agreed technical specifications that will enable consumers to make use of NFC payments and other services in both their home country and abroad.
February 25th, 2013
Chinese bank card association China UnionPay is collaborating with Gemalto on NFC, the digital security company has announced. The collaboration "covers key deployment issues, including TSM interoperability, security and operational guidelines as well as technology...
February 23rd, 2013
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile network operator, and Chinese bank card association China UnionPay have announced they have completed integration of their NFC trusted service manager (TSM) platforms. The completion of the work means...
December 18th, 2012
"By working together with China Mobile, we hope to show that the development of a SIM-card based approach using recognized standards will be a key factor in winning over consumer confidence as NFC services become more and more prevalent over the coming years," says Orange's Thierry Millet.
December 18th, 2012
The Chinese carrier and bank will be using VeriFone's Paymedia Mobile Marketing Platform to enable merchants, brands and third parties to deploy targeted campaigns to NFC mobile wallet users in the city of Shen Yang.
December 7th, 2012
China Mobile, the country's largest mobile operator, has reached agreements with subway and bus companies in 30 cities to allow users to make payments through mobile phones next year, reports Caixin Online. Pilot programs will...
November 28th, 2012
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile network operator with close to 700m subscribers, is to demonstrate its NFC payments platform for the first time on 5 December at its Worldwide Developers Conference. China Mobile describes...
October 31st, 2012
The world's largest mobile network operator is to begin its mobile payments rollout in February 2013 and will stock a range of NFC phones supplied by eight handset manufacturers.
July 11th, 2012
The world's largest mobile network operator has completed development of a China Mobile Wallet running on an NFC version of the Coolpad 8870 smartphone and will begin shipping the device in the third quarter of 2012.
June 25th, 2012
The world's largest mobile network operator is to collaborate with national payments network China UnionPay, in a deal set to lead to the introduction of NFC services in up to one hundred Chinese cities.
March 13th, 2012
The first international NFC marketing service is to go live on 1 April, allowing customers of NTT Docomo and KT to collect and redeem special offers from NFC posters in both Japan and Korea — and payments and ticketing services as well as the participation of carriers in additional Asian countries are set to follow.
January 3rd, 2012
Nokia has announced the 801T smartphone, a Symbian Anna NFC device designed for use on China Mobile's TD-SCDMA network. The Nokia 801T is pitched as a high-end handset for business users and features a one-piece...
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