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    US banks pilot mobile wallet authentication and issuance at the ATM

    October 21st, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: ATM manufacturer Diebold has teamed up with HCE specialist SimplyTapp to offer banks a way to use their ATM network to add a layer of card present security to their mobile wallet provisioning… More

    Ugo launches open NFC payments and rewards wallet in Canada

    November 25th, 2014

    Ugo, an open NFC mobile wallet developed by Canadian banks President’s Choice Financial and TD Bank Group, is now available to customers of all three major Canadian carriers who own one of a range of… More

    TD Canada Trust launches NFC mobile payments with support from all three major carriers

    May 15th, 2014

    TD Canada Trust, the retail banking arm of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, has become the first in Canada to offer an NFC mobile payment solution that is supported by the country’s three major wireless networks: Bell,… More

    EnStream picks Bell ID TSM for NFC in Canada

    April 10th, 2014

    Canadian carrier-owned TSM provider EnStream is to use Bell ID’s Trusted Service Manager platform to provision and manage secure applications on consumers’ NFC devices. The joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications operates a… More

    New Mini gets NFC key cap option

    March 5th, 2014

    Buyers of the new Mini F56 will be able to customize the design of their car key by choosing an official aftermarket ‘key cap’ that supports NFC and will be available from Mini dealers worldwide…. More

    Carta adds HCE to mobile payments platform

    February 26th, 2014

    Transaction technology provider Carta Worldwide has added support for host card emulation (HCE) to its mobile payments platform — and is currently “supporting market trials in Europe and North America” that are expected to lead… More

    Pylon seeks funds for WiFi access point with NFC

    February 17th, 2014

    Funding is being raised on Kickstarter to commercialize an ultra-slim wall plaque that enables visitors to connect to a host’s WiFi network without having to ask for and enter a password, by just tapping their… More

    Canadian banks to launch NFC mobile wallet

    November 6th, 2013

    Canadian banks President’s Choice Financial and TD Bank Group are to launch Ugo, an open NFC mobile wallet, in 2014. Loblaw, Canada’s largest retailer, has joined as Ugo’s first retail partner, bringing its PC Plus… More

    Guinness offers free pints to NFC phone owners

    July 24th, 2013

    Guinness fans around the UK can tap their Android or BlackBerry NFC phone to an NFC-enabled pub drinks dispenser to get the chance of winning a free pint of the black stuff, courtesy of a… More

    TrustNordics to offer turnkey NFC wallet platform

    May 29th, 2013

    TSM provider TrustNordics has partnered with C-Sam to offer a turnkey NFC mobile wallet solution that also supports QR and barcodes. The system makes use of C-Sam’s Mobile Transaction Platform and will be available for… More

    OSPT Alliance releases Cipurse mobile guidelines

    May 3rd, 2013

    The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released a set of guidelines for transport operators seeking to develop and deploy NFC mobile ticketing applications. The guidelines detail the requirements and use cases for… More

    Rogers adds Suretap phones

    March 21st, 2013

    Canadian mobile network operator Rogers has added three Android and four BlackBerry NFC phones to the list of devices that work with its Suretap NFC payments service. The new phones are the LG Optimus G , Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Note II and the Blackberry Bold 9900Blackberry Curve 9360Blackberry Bold 9790 and Blackberry Z10.

    UniCredit pilots multi-application NFC wallet

    March 8th, 2013

    UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, a division of Italy-based financial institution UniCredit Group, is testing a multi-application mobile wallet solution that works on both Android and BlackBerry NFC phones.. Sixty employees taking part in the pilot are… More

    BlackBerry launches Z10 and Q10 smartphones with NFC

    January 30th, 2013

    “We will be a leader in connecting you to your internet of things,” says CEO Thorsten Heins as the Z10 touchscreen BlackBerry 10 phone and Q10 Qwerty phone are announced with NFC. More

    RIM picks Bell ID for NFC token management

    January 22nd, 2013

    “We selected Bell ID for their broad experience within multiple vertical markets and proven technical ability to manage infrastructure complexity,” says Andrew Bocking, senior vice president of software product management at RIM. More

    Crosscliq delivers NFC magazine ad for BlackBerry, Rogers and CIBC

    January 7th, 2013

    An NFC-enabled advert has been included in the latest issue of a Canadian mobile operator’s customer magazine. Readers with an NFC phone can tap an advertisement placed by RIM in Rogers Communications’ Connected Rogers magazine to instantly… More

    Video shows BlackBerry 10 L-Series with NFC

    December 12th, 2012

    A video has emerged that appears to show RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 device and, perhaps unsurprisingly, it has NFC. An NFC antenna can be seen at the four minute mark in the video of the… More

    Edenred tests NFC meal vouchers in Milan

    December 4th, 2012

    “This important testing project marks a watershed for the entire industry and charts the path for the future development of meal vouchers,” says the Ticket Restaurant and Luncheon Vouchers operator. More

    La Caixa rolls out NFC stickers for payments

    December 3rd, 2012

    The Spanish bank is to issue contactless TAP Visa stickers in Barcelona, and expects some 200,000 to be in use by the time the city hosts the Mobile World Congress in February. More

    Rogers and CIBC switch on NFC payments in Canada

    November 4th, 2012

    Canadian athlete Simon Whitfield has completed Canada’s first NFC transaction, at a Tim Hortons coffee shop, and customers of the bank and mobile network operator can now order an NFC-enabled Rogers SIM ahead of the full commercial launch of the new mobile payments service on 16 November. More

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