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    GSMA introduces code for mobile money providers

    November 10th, 2014

    The GSMA has launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, laying down eight common business principles designed to ensure the development of safe and responsible digital financial services. “The first mobile network operators to endorse the code are Airtel, Avea, Axiata, Etisalat, Millicom, MTN, Ooredoo, Orange, Telenor, Vodafone and Zain,” the mobile network operator’s association says. “Together, these MNO groups represent 21 mobile money deployments operating in 51 countries.”

    Kuwait buses test stickers

    February 24th, 2013

    Boloro Kuwait has completed a contactless payments pilot on public transit in Kuwait City. The trial, in partnership with mobile network Zain, saw customers use contactless stickers attached to their phones to pay for journeys on buses operated by Kuwait Public Transport Company (KPTC) and CityGroup. A 16 digit code links the Boloro sticker to the customer’s prepaid mobile account, and a receipt delivered by SMS confirms each transaction. “The pilot has been a success on all counts,” says the company.

    NFC set for take off in the Gulf

    NFC set for take off in the Gulf

    October 22nd, 2009

    OPINION: The past fortnight has seen announcements of new NFC services from banks and operators in both Dubai and Kuwait. More

    National Bank, Zain and Visa to launch NFC trial in Kuwait

    National Bank, Zain and Visa to launch NFC trial in Kuwait

    October 21st, 2009

    Five hundred National Bank of Kuwait customers will take part in a six month pilot at the country’s largest shopping mall. 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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