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Hands on with the Visa Olympics NFC phone

July 12th, 2012

1,000 Samsung Galaxy S III NFC phones equipped with a Visa mobile payments app are being distributed to “key stakeholders and decision makers” for the London 2012 Olympics, where all points of sale will be equipped to handle contactless payments — and NFC World has been testing out one of the limited edition devices. More

Starbucks UK set to accept NFC payments

May 24th, 2011

Starbucks has signed a deal with Barclaycard, in partnership with Visa Europe, to bring contactless and NFC mobile payments to its UK coffee shops. Starbucks’ move follows the launch by Barclaycard and Orange last week… More

Lloyds TSB named partner bank for Olympic Games mobile payments

May 17th, 2011

The UK bank joins Samsung and Visa to provide NFC-enabled phone payments at next year’s London Olympic Games, as it prepares to roll out a broader mobile contactless payments programme for consumers. More

Samsung and Visa to bring NFC payments to the London 2012 Olympics

March 31st, 2011

The phone manufacturer and payments network, both Worldwide Olympics Sponsors, are to enable athletes and visitors at the London 2012 Olympics to make payments using a special Samsung Olympic and Paralympic Games mobile handset. More

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