News stories featuring China UnionPay and NFC:
May 14th, 2013
Bank of China (Hong Kong) is in the final stages of testing an NFC payment service that uses a mixture of secure digital memory cards, SIM cards and NFC add-on devices, the South China Morning...
April 17th, 2013
China UnionPay executive vice president Hongfeng Chai has demonstrated the payments network's Quick Pass contactless payments service in use on an Intel-powered NFC smartphone at the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing. The two companies are...
February 26th, 2013
China Unicom is to to use Gemalto's UpTeq NFC SIM to secure the Unicom Merchants' Bank mobile wallet it is rolling out in conjuction with China Merchants Bank (CMB). The NFC wallet enables consumers to...
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...
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...
November 27th, 2012
New companies joining the NFC standards body include Acer, Bell Mobility, China UnionPay and Lenovo. Qualcomm has upgraded to sponsor level and Kovio to principal level membership.
November 26th, 2012
The bank and mobile network operator plan to follow the introduction of the Unicom Merchants Bank mobile wallet service in Shanghai with a national rollout that could ultimately make the service available to all 43 million of the bank's credit card customers.
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.
October 31st, 2012
The new CredenSE products can be used as an external secure element in NFC phones as well as to add NFC functionality to both smartphones and feature phones, without the need for a separate signal booster.
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.
January 31st, 2012
The Taiwanese semiconductor supplier's NFC controller chip is to be used in an Android handset made by Tianyu for the Chinese market and a feature phone designed for B2B applications which is being introduced next month by a UK customer of handset maker Fly.
October 3rd, 2011
Finalists for the annual Cartes trade show awards include Taiwan-based Go-Trust, developer of a single wire protocol compliant NFC microSD card.
October 3rd, 2011
CRC Bank has launched China UnionPay's NFC-based mobile payments system in Chongqing, south west China. The 'JiangYu' system uses handsets from HTC fitted with NFC-equipped microSD cards, and can also be used to pay bus,...
August 23rd, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: First Android 4 phone could come in October • Rogers planning NFC launch? • Tags stores take off • Jiepang eyes mobile commerce • Tagstar shields tags • BlackBerry NFC delay • Turkcell tests tickets • Vivotech adds NFC POS terminal • and more...
August 11th, 2011
Taiwanese financial institutions should jointly develop a unified NFC-based mobile payment platform says the Taiwan-based handset maker, following the announcement of its first NFC phone and a deal with China's CUP payments network.
August 10th, 2011
The HTC Stunning, the company's first NFC phone, will be launched in China in September via a deal with payments network China UnionPay.
August 8th, 2011
More than US$8bn in transactions could be conducted in China using NFC phones by 2014, according to Mobile Payments in China, a new report by ABI Research. In 2010, 45,000 NFC handsets were shipped in...
December 17th, 2010
Smart card and data security specialist Watchdata has produced its two millionth Simpass SIM+antenna NFC device, the company has announced. "This marks an exciting and a very fruitful beginning for Watchdata as we continue to...
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