News stories featuring LG and NFC:
June 3rd, 2013
Brazilian mobile network operator TIM, part of the Telecom Italia group, has started an NFC payments pilot in partnership with Bradesco Bank, with plans to commercially launch the service by the end of this year....
March 27th, 2013
"NFC has reached the point of no return," says practice director John Devlin. "It all hinged on handsets; and next year we will see half-a-billion devices in the hands of consumers as it becomes more widely integrated."
March 21st, 2013
Canadian mobile network operator Rogers has added three Android and four BlackBerry NFC phones to the list of devices that work with its Suretap NFC payments service. The new phones are the LG Optimus G...
February 11th, 2013
The January/February issue of the monthly trends bulletin from the NFC World team's business intelligence service examines the impact on the mobile wallet market of the new Facebook Card, the arrival of NFC in the home and the latest mobile wallet business developments from around the world.
January 16th, 2013
The Korean consumer electronics maker has added an NFC-enabled refrigerator, washing machine, oven and vacuum cleaner to its lineup of NFC phones, smart TVs, media hub and speakers.
January 7th, 2013
LG is to unveil a range of home entertainment equipment with NFC capabilities at the CES show in Las Vegas this week. Products to be demonstrated include Cinema 3D Smart TVs featuring "Tag On", a...
November 19th, 2012
The sale suggests that Apple's interest in acquiring Authentec lies with the company's innovative combined fingerprint and NFC solution, which is not part of the division being acquired by Inside Secure, and will lead to renewed speculation that Apple will include NFC in future iPhones and other devices.
September 18th, 2012
LG's flagship Optimus G smartphone is to start shipping in Korea next week and will arrive in "key global markets" from October, says the company. The NFC-enabled handset runs Android 4.0 and sports a quad...
May 28th, 2012
A new LG smartphone, the LS860 Cayenne, is set to come with NFC, according to leaked details published by Brief Mobile. The high end device is expected to ship in the fourth quarter of 2012...
May 21st, 2012
A new quad core smartphone from LG looks set to include NFC. A leaked photo of the LG Eclipse 4G LTE published by Brief Mobile shows an NFC antenna mounted inside the battery cover. The...
May 11th, 2012
The LG Optimus Elite is now available to pre-order from Virgin Mobile USA for US$149.99. The NFC device will begin shipping on 15 May with Google Wallet included — the first time that a US...
May 9th, 2012
Mobile network operator 2degrees and prepaid card issuer Snapper have teamed up to enable commuters in the city of Wellington to pay for public transportation and purchases in local merchants with an LG Optimus Net NFC phone.
May 4th, 2012
NFC phones developed by HTC, Intel, LG Electronics, Nokia, RIM, Samsung and Sony have all now been certified for contactless payments — and have the right to carry a new 'MasterCard PayPass Ready' logo.
April 25th, 2012
"It's still very early days for mobile payments and we know [it] will take time to build a mobile commerce ecosystem, but we're very committed to this goal and are encouraged by the progress we've made to date," says the search giant, as it makes unlocked Galaxy Nexus NFC phones available for US$399.
March 7th, 2012
Turkcell now has 50,000 active users of its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC mobile wallet service, the Turkish carrier's Ergi Şener has told NFC World, and plans to expand the service to include mobile coupon and loyalty...
February 28th, 2012
LG has announced two more Android smartphones that come with NFC. The Optimus L5 and Optimus L7 are part of LG's new L-Style series which, the company says, provide "a timeless design with finer details...
February 27th, 2012
The three card issuers' 100 million customers will be able to store a full range of credit, debit and prepaid cards, as well as loyalty cards and special offer coupons, on their NFC mobile phones.
February 24th, 2012
LG has taken the wraps off another NFC smartphone, its third this week, in the run up to Mobile World Congress 2012. The LG Optimus 4X HD will feature a 1.5GHz quad core Tegra 3...
February 22nd, 2012
LG has unveiled another NFC smartphone, its second this week, in the run-up to the Mobile World Congress. The LG Optimus 3D Cube is an Android smartphone set to be released in Korea by SK...
February 21st, 2012
Smartphone maker LG has unveiled the Optimus LTE Tag, a new smartphone destined for the Korean market. The handset has a 4.3-inch touch screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, and runs Android 2.3. It also has...
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