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    Barcelona equips 8,000 city locations with NFC and QR touchpoints

    December 5th, 2014

    More than eight thousand locations across the Spanish city of Barcelona are to be equipped with NFC and QR touchpoints that deliver information on local services directly to visitors’ and citizens’ smartphones. The Barcelona Contactless… More

    Barcelona bikes get Voda NFC

    March 26th, 2014

    Vodafone is adding NFC to Barcelona’s public bicycle rental service, enabling consumers to pay for hire and unlock bicycles from a station using their Vodafone Wallet. Bicing, which has 420 stations across the city and close to 100,000 subscribers, is also working with Vodafone to “enrich” the Bicing app by enabling users to track the distance they travel, average speed and carbon dioxide emissions saved.

    Nice bike rental stations get new NFC signs

    October 11th, 2013

    Velo Bleu bike rental stations across the French city of Nice are sporting a new design for their NFC signs. More

    Connecthings equips Nice bike rental stations with NFC tags

    June 19th, 2013

    Contactless mobile services supplier Connecthings has added more than 200 NFC tags to Velo Bleu bike rental stations across the French city of Nice. Using the new Nice Essentiel mobile service, cyclists can tap their… More

    Vodafone and EPT launch NFC bus ticketing service in Murcia, Spain

    March 28th, 2011

    “This is a new opportunity to put technology at the service of citizens, improve public transport and encourage its use,” says the region’s minister of public works. More

    GSMA video shows NFC in action in Nice

    GSMA video shows NFC in action in Nice

    February 26th, 2011

    Mobile network operators’ association the GSMA has produced a video showing near field communication phones in action in the French city of Nice, where mobile operators have been conducting an NFC trial under the Cityzi brand name. The… More

    Chunghwa Telecom to test Bluetooth NFC device in Taipei

    October 19th, 2010

    The Taiwanese mobile network operator is to field test an innovative NFC device that supports both card emulation mode for payments, ticketing and customer loyalty applications and tag reading for mobile marketing applications and communicates with the user’s phone via Bluetooth. More

    National ticketing project could use NFC and contactless to save £2bn a year, says UK’s Dept for Transport

    National ticketing project could use NFC and contactless to save £2bn a year, says UK’s Dept for Transport

    September 3rd, 2009

    A consultation paper published by the UK’s Department for Transport sets out plans for a national, integrated ticketing system that could save £2bn a year. More