News stories featuring Telenor:
July 7th, 2014
Participants in The Hungarian Mobile Wallet Association’s MobilTarca NFC pilot made 41,000 payments valued at more than 120 million HUF (US$525,000) during the first 12 months of the trial, the association has revealed. Users also…
February 7th, 2014
The NFC mobile wallet being tested by Hungarian carriers Magyar Telekom, Vodafone and Telenor with MasterCard, OTP Bank and loyalty scheme operator SuperShop is expanding its range of services to include ticketing for live events…
November 27th, 2013
Eight out of ten testers of the Hungarian mobile wallet pilot project have found the service “very useful” prompting the Hungarian Mobile Wallet Association — an alliance between mobile network operators Magyar Telekom, Vodafone and…
November 19th, 2013
July 31st, 2013
Norwegian telco Telenor‘s Valyou NFC mobile wallet is set for a commercial launch during the third quarter of 2013, in conjunction with banking group DNB. TSM Nordic, jointly owned by Telenor and DNB, will act as…
July 9th, 2013
The Hungarian Mobile Wallet Association, an alliance between mobile network operators Magyar Telekom, Vodafone and Telenor with MasterCard, OTP Bank and SuperShop, is launching a pilot to test a new NFC mobile payment solution in…
February 26th, 2013
The carrier has partnered with DNB bank for the launch of the NFC payments service in Norway and is demonstrating the new solution at Mobile World Congress 2013.
November 19th, 2012
Denmark’s four mobile network operators have formed a joint venture company to introduce mobile payments and a three phase rollout programme that will “eventually” evolve to include support for NFC.
August 27th, 2012
Hungary’s State Printing House, Állami Nyomda, has announced it has been selected as Telenor Hungary‘s technical partner for NFC. Telenor Hungary is preparing to test NFC payments and loyalty services and is to participate in the Hungarian Mobile…
July 6th, 2012
“Mobile payment is something that people want and will use, if the solutions are adequate,” says Telenor’s Viktoria Erngard. “But in order to succeed in the long run, we need to get as many merchants on board as possible and offer more NFC-enabled phones.”
June 29th, 2012
WyWallet offers 97% of Swedish mobile phone users the ability to make funds transfers, online and SMS payments today and will include support for NFC payments from 2013.
January 17th, 2012
4T Sverige, the joint venture company set up by Sweden’s four mobile network operators, is to launch a mobile payments service that works with 97% of current phones and also provides support for NFC.
November 21st, 2011
Swedish mobile operators Telia, Tele2, Telenor and 3 have formed a mobile payments joint venture. The new company plans to launch a mobile wallet by mid-2012 which will allow Swedes to pay for services such as public transportation and parking. All operators will offer the same product, making it easier for customers to switch providers.
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”.
October 17th, 2011
October 10th, 2011
Hungary’s three mobile network operators — Magyar Telekom, Telenor Magyarország and Vodafone Magyarország — have held a press event to jointly promote the benefits of NFC payments, reports the Budapest Business Journal. The mobile companies should team up with banks, Magyar Telekom boss Christopher Mattheisen told those attending the meeting.
July 25th, 2011
Magyar Telekom, Telenor and Vodafone have joined with MasterCard, OTP Bank and loyalty programme operator SuperShop to establish the Hungarian Mobile Wallet Association with the aim of developing a technical and operational infrastructure for NFC services in Hungary.
July 4th, 2011
The Norwegian bank and mobile network operator have contracted Giesecke & Devrient to provide them with a turnkey NFC solution for a mobile payments trial that will involve a dozen merchant locations in Oslo.
June 23rd, 2011
“Everything we currently physically have in our wallet or purse will soon be available digitally on our SIM card,” say TDC, Telenor, TeliaSonera and 3.
World’s leading mobile operators commit to NFC — with the SIM as the secure element and the operators in control
February 21st, 2011
The GSMA has issued a statement outlining a commitment by leading global mobile network operators — many of whom have not previously been involved in NFC — to launch commercial services in 2012. “The operator community is focused on driving the standardised deployment of mobile NFC, using the SIM as the secure element to provide authentication, security and portability,” says the announcement.
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