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    Android Pay to expand into Europe ‘soon’

    April 5th, 2016

    Google is actively working towards launching Android Pay in Europe, director of emerging platforms Spencer Spinnell has revealed at Money20/20 Europe. “Europe is particularly exciting,” he explained, and an expansion of the service to the… More

    Introducing the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre

    September 4th, 2014

    NFC World+ now has a Knowledge Centre which provides readers with in-depth reports, technical guides and market briefings on the technologies shaping the future of mobile payments and commerce. Sign up to the NFC World+… More

    Worldline offers HCE wallet

    March 28th, 2014

    Atos Worldline has introduced a digital wallet that supports NFC payments via HCE. The new wallet offers clients “simplification of the complex NFC business model and facilitates convergence of contactless proximity payments and internet or mobile remote payments,” the company says.

    Banco Sabadell picks Carta for HCE payments trial

    March 4th, 2014

    Spain’s Banco Sabadell is using a host card emulation (HCE) solution provided by Carta Worldwide for the NFC payments technology trial it is conducting in partnership with MasterCard. “The most notable feature of this pilot… More

    Bankinter to launch HCE-based NFC payments

    February 17th, 2014

    Spain’s Bankinter is to commercially launch an NFC mobile payments service that makes use of host card emulation (HCE) during the second or third quarter of 2014. The launch follows the announcement last year of… More

    2014 “will be the year of NFC” says new AFSCM president

    February 13th, 2014

    Three French banks will launch national NFC services in partnership with carriers this year, the new president of the association responsible for bringing NFC to market in France has told NFC World — but transforming consumers into active and frequent users will be critical to success. More

    Sprint launches Pinsight Touch NFC platform

    October 3rd, 2013

    US mobile network operator Sprint has introduced Pinsight Touch, “a nationwide, open platform for securely storing and accessing credentials on a mobile device” that, the carrier says, will open up “new possibilities for the transit,… More

    G&D launches SkySIM multi application NFC SIM cards

    September 3rd, 2013

    Giesecke & Devrient’s SkySIM CX, an NFC SIM card that allows several NFC applications to be executed at the same time, has received EMVCo, American Express, MasterCard and Visa approval, confirming it meets their requirements… More

    Disney MyMagic+ sets a new bar for mobile wallet design

    March 12th, 2013

    A new report from the NFC World team has found that Disney’s new MagicBand bracelet system provides unmissable lessons for anyone planning, implementing or supplying mobile wallet solutions. More

    Bankinter develops NFC payments service that eliminates need for secure elements

    February 27th, 2013

    “This solution allows the financial institution to 100% independently define its business model, thus solving the current barriers we are facing with current SE-based NFC solutions,” Carlos Alberto Pérez Lafuente, director of innovation for e-strategy and management at Bankinter, has told NFC World. More

    How cloud-based NFC, iPhone 5 and security concerns will impact the mobile wallet market

    October 3rd, 2012

    In the first issue of Mobile Wallet Outlook, the monthly trends bulletin for subscribers to our new research service, the NFC World team examines how the latest market developments will affect the future of the NFC and mobile wallet markets. More

    Dutch banks and carriers abandon Sixpack NFC joint venture plan

    July 19th, 2012

    ABN Amro, ING, KPN, Rabobank and Vodafone are exploring a range of alternative ways to work together to introduce NFC services in the Netherlands, program director Wim Westerhof has told NFC World, in a bid to avoid the regulatory hurdles associated with forming a joint venture company. More

    Gartner predicts 448m mobile payments users in 2016

    May 30th, 2012

    Global mobile payment transaction values are set to grow by 42% a year, say the analysts, but the market will be fragmented over the next two years and NFC payments won’t hit the mass market until 2015. More

    Canadian banks issue landmark NFC payments guidelines that focus on open mobile wallets and consumer data protection

    May 14th, 2012

    The Canadian banking and credit union industry’s Mobile Payments Reference Model provides a detailed blueprint for how NFC mobile payments can be offered in Canada, how open mobile wallets will be and how consumer privacy will be assured. More

    GlobalPlatform to put consumers in control of NFC mobile wallets

    March 6th, 2012

    The secure chip standards body is working on a new approach to the management of NFC secure elements that would allow consumers to pick their own ‘trusted token’ and appoint their own secure service provider. More

    Belgian NFC payments joint venture hits the rocks

    February 26th, 2012

    Plans to create a common mobile payments platform for Belgium’s banks and mobile network operators have been abandoned over an inability to agree on whose technology to use or a business case that could work for all parties. More

    NFC Business Models white paper sets out the key issues involved in introducing mobile wallet services

    March 15th, 2011

    The new white paper introduces a number of concepts that are fundamental to understanding the NFC market opportunity and includes details of ten of the most important findings from our NFC Business Models research report. More

    New report identifies the latest thinking on NFC business models

    October 25th, 2010

    A new research report by Sarah Clark, editor of NFC World, sets out the latest thinking on how to develop successful NFC business models and explains the options available to mobile network operators, handset manufacturers, financial institutions, third party service providers — and their potential customers. More