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    TfL reports rapid adoption of contactless payments on London transport

    September 26th, 2014

    More than one million journeys have been paid for using a contactless payment card since Transport for London (TfL) began accepting the cards on the underground and commuter rail services on 16 September. “Contactless payments… More

    London buses accept NFC payments

    August 5th, 2014

    London buses now accept payments made using mobile network operator EE’s Cash on Tap NFC solution. Travellers will also be able to pay with NFC on the London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and London Overground from 16 September 2014.

    London Underground to accept NFC payments

    July 25th, 2014

    Users of mobile network operator EE’s Cash on Tap NFC payments service will be able to use their mobile phone to pay for travel on the London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and London Overground services… More

    Cubic gets EMV transit approval

    October 21st, 2011

    Transport ticketing specialist Cubic has received EMV approval for its Tri-Reader 3, which can process all industry standard contactless smart cards as well as payments made with NFC mobile phones. The Tri-Reader 3 is now being used in a 12-month pilot of open loop payments on mass transit in Philadelphia and on London Buses.

    Transport for London to accept NFC payments from 2012

    July 12th, 2011

    TfL has agreed to relax its transaction speed requirements to allow payments on London’s bus and underground network to be made via NFC phones and contactless cards from next year — and expects faster NFC phones and contactless cards to arrive in the near future. More

    Transport for London confirms plans to accept contactless cards in time for Olympics

    Transport for London confirms plans to accept contactless cards in time for Olympics

    February 27th, 2011

    London is to be the first city in the world to convert its entire public transport network to accepting contactless payment cards, Transport for London has announced. “By the end of 2012 card readers across the… More

    NFC news in brief • 24 Jan 2011

    January 24th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: MasterCard wins Oyster deal • PayPal nears 100m accounts • Proxama buys Hypertag • Palm tablets to include NFC? • Contactless grows in the UK • NTT Docomo, KT and China Mobile tie up. More

    NFC news in brief • 18 Oct 2010

    October 18th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Mass transit aims for contactless standard • O2’s location-based ads • Mobile barcode usage up 700% • RF-SIM supplier set for IPO • Proximity advertising to net $6bn in 2015 • UK leads US in coupon interest • and more… More

    London’s transport network could be NFC-ready for the Olympics

    London’s transport network could be NFC-ready for the Olympics

    October 1st, 2010

    Transport for London (TfL) will have converted all London buses to enable them to accept payment for fares via contactless bank cards by early 2012 and will complete conversion of the London Underground network by… More

    Transport for London buys Oyster brand name, plans extra services and move to mobile ticketing

    April 13th, 2010

    “Oyster has the potential to be used for so much more than simply getting around the capital, and the technology is there to make it even more convenient for Londoners to use by integrating it into mobile phones or bank cards,” says the Mayor of London’s transport advisor. More

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