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    KPN and Rabobank to launch SIM-based NFC payments

    January 19th, 2016

    Dutch mobile network operator KPN and Rabobank have unveiled a SIM-based NFC mobile payment solution that will launch this spring. “The Rabo Wallet enables consumers to download their digital bank card to their KPN NFC SIM-kaart,” technology provider UL says. “The Rabo Wallet, in addition to being a mobile banking app, also offers client cards, membership cards and vouchers.”

    NFC public transport pilot launches across the Netherlands

    December 2nd, 2015

    Some 200 commuters across the Netherlands have begun piloting a service that lets them tap in and out of public transport using their smartphone. The pilot has been put in place by mobile network operators Vodafone and KPN in partnership with OV public transport card provider Translink and all the transport agencies in the country. More

    Dutch banks detail mobile payments pilot plan

    August 30th, 2013

    The mobile payments pilot to be conducted from next month by Dutch banks ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank in collaboration with the city of Leiden, Mastercard and mobile network operator KPN is to encompass 1,000 consumers and 150 businesses, the partners have announced.  More

    Dutch NFC pilot gets launch date

    August 23rd, 2013

    A launch date of 2 September 2013 has been set for the NFC payments pilot to be run by three major banks — ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank — and mobile network operator KPN in the Dutch city of Leiden. Full project details are to be announced on 29 August.

    Dutch banks to launch NFC pilot in August

    June 3rd, 2013

    An NFC payments pilot that will be conducted by Dutch banks ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank across the city of Leiden is set to start at the end of August or early in September, NFC… More

    Dutch banks to run NFC payments pilot

    February 20th, 2013

    ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank have teamed up with mobile network operator KPN to run an NFC pilot in the city of Leiden this summer “with a large group of consumers.” More

    Dutch banks and carriers abandon Sixpack NFC joint venture plan

    July 19th, 2012

    ABN Amro, ING, KPN, Rabobank and Vodafone are exploring a range of alternative ways to work together to introduce NFC services in the Netherlands, program director Wim Westerhof has told NFC World, in a bid to avoid the regulatory hurdles associated with forming a joint venture company. More

    Belgian NFC payments joint venture hits the rocks

    February 26th, 2012

    Plans to create a common mobile payments platform for Belgium’s banks and mobile network operators have been abandoned over an inability to agree on whose technology to use or a business case that could work for all parties. More

    Dutch banks and carriers to launch NFC in 2013

    November 30th, 2011

    Mobile network operators KPN and Vodafone have signed a cooperation agreement with bankers ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank — but T-Mobile has pulled out of the ‘Sixpack’ partnership and will follow its own route to market. More

    45 mobile operators commit to NFC

    November 16th, 2011

    The mobile network operators have signed up to support and implement SIM-based NFC in a move the GSMA says will “promote the global interoperability of services and accelerate time-to-market”. More

    NFC could reduce banks and mobile operators to low value ‘bit pipes’, warns KPN

    June 28th, 2011

    “We need to own the market space and prevent market differentiation before any other party enters the market with enough money,” says Peter Van Leeuwen of KPN, a partner in the Dutch NFC joint venture that includes both banks and mobile operators. More

    Rabobank adds NFC stickers to MiniTix mobile wallet

    March 28th, 2011

    Secure identification specialist Multicard is to provide an NFC-based payment system to Rabobank, one of the Netherlands’ largest financial services companies. Employees at Rabobank will be able to use the system to make contactless payments using their… More

    Belgian banks and mobile operators to launch SMS and NFC mobile payments service in 2011

    Belgian banks and mobile operators to launch SMS and NFC mobile payments service in 2011

    February 10th, 2011

    Belgium’s mobile network operators have joined forces with the country’s financial sector with the aim of introducing SMS and NFC based mobile payments by the end of 2011. “The goal is to make a mobile… More

    Dutch banks and mobile operators to launch national NFC service

    September 9th, 2010

    T-Mobile, Vodafone, KPN, ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank have signed a letter of intent to jointly introduce NFC across the Netherlands from 2012. More

    GSMA calls for mass market NFC handsets by mid-2009

    GSMA calls for mass market NFC handsets by mid-2009

    November 19th, 2008

    The mobile industry association has finalised its device requirements for NFC handsets and called on manufacturers to put phones incorporating the Single Wire Protocol interface into consumers’ hands by the middle of next year. More

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