News stories featuring Telenor and NFC:
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...
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...
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
The Hungarian mWallet Association, an alliance between Magyar Telekom, Telenor, Vodafone, MasterCard, OTP Bank and SuperShop, has confirmed plans for a commercial launch of NFC-based mobile wallet services in 2012.
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...
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.
February 15th, 2011
A new NFC-enabled key fob has been developed by Morpho and Simlink, hot on the heels of a white paper from German car manufacturer BMW outlining its vision for an NFC-enabled 'car key of the...
February 24th, 2010
OPINION: A host of new NFC products and initiatives were announced at this year's Mobile World Congress but, it seems, we will have to wait until the end of this year before the first NFC handsets become widely available in the West.
February 15th, 2010
The Norwegian telecoms firm and the SIM and smart card specialist are using an NFC-enabled key fob in combination with a new wireless-enabled SIM to deliver NFC functionality to 100% of today's mobile phones.
September 24th, 2009
All the latest news from around the NFC ecosystem including a new Toshiba NFC phone now under development, Telecom Italia's new mobile commerce service, Visa Australia increases contactless transaction limit, Twinlinx and Windows Mobile, Montreal's new contactless ticketing system, MoLo Rewards' NFC coupon and loyalty solution and more...
September 23rd, 2009
The NFC trial is taking place a year later than originally planned, Digi.no reports (in Norwegian), and a commercial launch is still expected to be two to three years away.
May 7th, 2009
The Norwegian bank and the telecoms operator, which formed a joint venture last year to create an NFC trusted service manager for the Nordic markets, have begun a small scale NFC test that will be extended into Oslo city centre later this year.
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