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    Desjardins launches NFC payments in Canada

    September 3rd, 2014

    An NFC mobile payments service is now available to customers of Quebec-based financial institution Desjardins Group. The Desjardins Mobile Payment service works with NFC phones provided by Bell Mobility, Rogers and Virgin Mobile with Telus… 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

    Telus launches NFC payments with CIBC

    February 4th, 2014

    Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its NFC payments service to customers of mobile network operator Telus. The service was originally launched in November 2012 in partnership with Rogers. The CIBC Mobile Payment App… More

    CIBC expands NFC phone options

    January 24th, 2014

    Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its CIBC Mobile Payment app to include owners of Samsung Galaxy S III, S4, Note II and HTC One Android NFC phones, enabling a wider range of customers to make NFC payments. The service was launched in November 2012 with support for Blackberry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 NFC phones and expanded in October 2013 to include the Blackberry Z10.

    Telus prepares to launch NFC

    October 9th, 2013

    Canadian mobile network operator Telus is to begin making NFC SIMs available to subscribers on 10 October, according to an internal document seen by Mobile Syrup, marking the start of its NFC rollout. Subscribers will need a BlackBerry Bold 9900 or Samsung Galaxy S III to use the service at launch and will need to pay C$15 for an NFC SIM. “Additional details on eligible banks will be made available upon service launch,” the document says.

    CIBC launches BlackBerry 10 NFC payments app

    October 7th, 2013

    Canadian bank CIBC has released a BlackBerry 10 version of its CIBC Mobile Payment app allowing BlackBerry Z10 owners to make NFC payments. To use the service, customers must also be Rogers Communications subscribers and have a “Suretap” NFC SIM card installed. The service was launched in November 2012 for BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 users.

    RBC and Bell to launch NFC payments in Canada

    May 13th, 2013

    Canadian bank RBC and mobile network operator Bell have announced plans to jointly introduce an NFC payments service. The new deal will give RBC customers, with an NFC phone supplied by Bell, the ability to store their… More

    Interac debuts NFC debit card payments in Canada

    March 28th, 2013

    RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank both plan to make the new mobile payments service available to their customers later this year — and RBC has announced it will now make all Interac Flash contactless payments available free of charge to its account holders. 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.

    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

    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

    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

    Orange launches NFC in Poland

    October 16th, 2012

    The carrier has partnered with mBank and MasterCard for the national launch of Orange Cash, a commercial NFC service that is available on nine different mobile phone models. More

    Rogers to launch NFC next week?

    October 12th, 2012

    Canada’s first commercial NFC payments service is set to launch on 15 October, according to documents seen by Mobile Syrup. Rogers and CIBC bank’s new “Suretap” service will launch with support for BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 NFC phones, the Canadian mobile news site reports.

    Scottish mental health association to cut administration costs with NFC

    June 21st, 2012

    Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) is to roll out an NFC-based time and attendance system in a bid to improve patient care record keeping and reduce administrative overheads. The new service will use Skillweb’s… More

    DoD approves BlackBerry NFC phones

    May 14th, 2012

    The US Department of Defense has added a number of BlackBerry 7 smartphones to the US Army and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)’s approved product list. The move allows all DoD customers to use the approved… More

    MasterCard certifies more NFC phones, introduces a new logo

    May 4th, 2012

    NFC phones developed by HTC, Intel, LG Electronics, Nokia, RIM, Samsung and Sony have all now been certified for contactless payments — and have the right to carry a new ‘MasterCard PayPass Ready’ logo. More

    McDonald’s to test cloud-based NFC payments in Austria

    April 24th, 2012

    The fast food giant has signed up to pilot test a new cloud-based NFC payments service developed by Austrian mobile network operator A1 and Paybox Bank. Supermarket chain Merkur will also participate in the trial. More

    Serbia gets NFC pilot

    April 16th, 2012

    Serbian mobile network operator Telekom Srbija has begun an NFC payments pilot in cooperation with Banca Intesa. Pilot participants are using BlackBerry Bold 9900 NFC phones with a MasterCard PayPass application stored on the SIM.

    QNB and Qtel to launch NFC services in Qatar

    March 7th, 2012

    The bank and mobile network operator have partnered for the launch of the country’s first NFC payments service, using BlackBerry NFC phones as well as NFC stickers. More

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