News stories featuring Isis and NFC:
June 22nd, 2011
CorFire, the American arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, and US prepaid card provider InComm are working together on a mobile payments and offers service that would compete with Isis and Google Wallet, Bloomberg...
June 22nd, 2011
The Isis NFC joint venture between AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA has chosen the city of Austin, Texas as the site of its second test. The decision to add Austin as a second...
May 26th, 2011
The internet giant is set to announce its NFC mobile payments strategy at noon on 26 May in New York. Here are the key things to look for to work out if the company's strategy will succeed — and what it means for the payments industry, the mobile network operators, phone manufacturers, the firm's competitors and the future of Google's own advertising business.
May 24th, 2011
The NFC joint venture between AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile has fundamentally changed the way it plans to bring NFC to market. But that doesn't mean Isis is scaling back, the company's Jaymee Johnson has told NFC World. In fact, he says, "we are pretty drastically accelerating the scope of what we are bringing to market."
May 23rd, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Twitter and Docomo add 'touch and follow' • Doubletwist shares songs with NFC • Airtag offers P2P loyalty • Lifera and Taztag tie up • Lockitron opens doors with NFC • DPT unveils NFC-enabled car park pay machine • SK C&C USA rebrands as CorFire • Bayer puts antennas into decorative films • Mobey Forum expands • and much more...
May 17th, 2011
The decision by the consortium behind the Isis mobile payment system to open up the service to the likes of Visa and Mastercard will provide a significant boost to the market for mobile phones with...
April 5th, 2011
Salt Lake City is set to become 'the place you can leave your wallet at home', says Isis, as it announces the location of its launch city — and a change of business model to an open service that 'will be available to all merchants, banks, payment networks and mobile carriers.'
April 4th, 2011
US mobile network operator Sprint has told Bloomberg Businessweek that it plans to launch a commercial NFC service in the US this year, in a move that will see it entering the market ahead of...
March 23rd, 2011
Buyers of the Nokia Astound smartphone, a T-Mobile USA version of the Nokia C7 that has been unveiled this week at the CTIA Wireless show, will be able to access the phone's in-built NFC capabilities...
March 16th, 2011
Orange, Telefónica Movistar and Vodafone are to work together to "achieve maximum compatibility and uniformity in both the customer experience and the technology used in order to simplify the adoption of NFC services by customers, other companies and technology providers."
March 7th, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Norwegians ready to ditch cash • Airtag raises €4m • Cassis signs TSM deals • Intel invests in NFC firm • NEC introduces NFC POS device • AT&T adds ShopAlerts • Square hits $1m a day
February 26th, 2011
BoyGeniusReport has revealed details of a new invitation-only NFC payments trial to be conducted by Bank of America. Select customers who take part in the trial will use BlackBerry mobile phones equipped with a microSD...
February 21st, 2011
NFC services will begin in Germany and Poland in 2011 and in the US, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic in 2012. In Germany, the operator looks set to offer its own payments service but in other countries it will partner with other operators or with banks, depending on market conditions.
January 31st, 2011
Isis has appointed Ryan Hughes as its chief marketing officer, responsible for marketing the NFC mobile payments joint venture to merchants, advertisers and other businesses across the US, All Things Digital reports. Hughes joins Isis...
January 17th, 2011
Isis, the joint venture between mobile network operators AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile which is set to introduce a commercial NFC service in the US from 2012, has posted more than thirty job vacancies on its...
November 26th, 2010
Mobile network operator Sprint, the only major US operator not involved in the new Isis NFC payments project, says it is now looking at a number of different ways to offer mobile payments — in...
November 19th, 2010
"I remain highly confident in Visa's long-term growth and innovation strategy, including our plans to continue work with our partners to accelerate the adoption and usage of mobile payments," writes Bill Gajda, the company's head of global mobile product, in a post on the official Visa blog.
November 16th, 2010
The new service is to be called Isis, will be introduced in key geographic markets "during the next eighteen months" and aims to ultimately eliminate "the need for consumers to carry cash, credit and debit cards, reward cards, coupons, tickets and transit passes."
November 16th, 2010
AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA have hired Michael Abbott, the chief marketing officer for General Electrics' GE Capital card business, as the chief executive of their NFC-based US mobile payments venture, according to the...
AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Discover and Barclays to officially announce mobile payment joint venture plans
November 15th, 2010
Confirmation that AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA have formed a joint venture to introduce NFC-based mobile payments services in the US could come as early as tomorrow, according to a Reuters report. Discover Financial...
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