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    Swisscom enables carrier billing for online purchases

    March 17th, 2016

    Customers of Swiss mobile network operator Swisscom can now pay for goods online by charging the cost to their phone bill through a partnership between the carrier and Docomo Digital, a division of Japanese carrier NTT Docomo. “With a simple API integration, retailers of physical goods will be able now to offer Swisscom Direct Carrier Billing (Easypay) as a new payment method for customers,” Docomo Digital says. “The first retailer that will use the solution is MediaShop Group.”

    Swiss P2P payments service moves in-store with QR codes

    March 3rd, 2016

    Shoppers in Switzerland can now make in-store mobile payments using Paymit, the P2P transfer service established by the country’s financial infrastructure operator SIX and telecommunications provider Swisscom. The in-store functionality is being piloted with select merchants… More

    SIX and Swisscom partner with banks for national mobile payments service

    August 6th, 2015

    Switzerland’s financial infrastructure operator SIX and telecommunications provider Swisscom have partnered with a number of banks in the country to establish a nationwide mobile payments service that would enable consumers to make in-store mobile payments… More

    Swisscom to launch NFC platform

    June 25th, 2014

    Mobile network operator Swisscom is to launch its Tapit NFC platform in July, Startwerk reports. The platform will support both mobile payments and ID services and is expected to also be used by Swiss carriers Orange and Sunrise.

    Swiss firms tie up for NFC ID

    November 18th, 2013

    Mobile network operator Swisscom, ID company Legic Identsystems and security specialist Kaba are working together to create an NFC ecosystem that will allow businesses across Switzerland to easily integrate NFC-based access control and time and… More

    Swisscom picks Trüb and Sequent for NFC

    September 11th, 2013

    Mobile network operator Swisscom is to use technology developed by Sequent Software and delivered by Trüb to enable bank card issuers and other service providers to provision cards over-the-air to subscribers’ NFC phones. Multiple phone… More

    Helixion launches NFC payments platform

    April 10th, 2013

    NFC payments specialist Helixion has launched Lok-MPL, a new mobile payments platform which the company says already has the backing of 12 major European banks. The platform, which is being used by Swiss mobile network operator Swisscom,… More

    Poken moves to Silicon Valley with $2m investment

    March 16th, 2012

    NFC gadget and marketing platform provider Poken has announced a US$2M investment round led by Swisscom Ventures and Credit Suisse. The company provides a platform that organisations can use to enable customers to connect online with… More

    Swisscom prepaid customers top up at in-store NFC kiosks

    April 8th, 2011

    Mobile software provider Sicap and Switzerland’s leading telecoms provider Swisscom have launched a contactless in-store kiosk that allows prepaid subscribers to top up their phones. The NFC feature of the kiosk allows customers to top up NFC… More

    NFC proves popular in Swiss trial

    NFC proves popular in Swiss trial

    May 7th, 2009

    More than 90% of the participants in a small scale Swiss trial say they will use NFC when it becomes commercially available. More

    Swiss operators form working group to promote NFC payments

    Swiss operators form working group to promote NFC payments

    April 24th, 2009

    Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom have formed a working group, open to all, with the aim of developing a standardised, national NFC platform from early 2010. 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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