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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

    Samsung launches VIP program for NFC phone owners

    June 30th, 2014

    Samsung is providing Galaxy NFC device owners with a range of exclusive rewards and incentives via a new service that offers access to VIP lounges and suites, seat upgrades and vouchers for concessions and merchandise… 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.

    EE adds phones to Cash on Tap NFC payments service

    October 30th, 2013

    UK mobile network operator EE’s Cash on Tap NFC payments service is now available to owners of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy Note 2 and 3, and Sony Xperia Z1 phones. The new handsets join… More

    Bank of China launches NFC payments in Hong Kong

    October 10th, 2013

    Bank of China (Hong Kong) is to introduce a microSD card based NFC payments service before the end of the year. Selected customers will be able to use the BOC e-Wallet Mobile Payments Service “from… More

    Tatra Banka launches NFC payments in Slovakia with Orange and O2

    August 16th, 2013

    Orange Slovakia and O2 subscribers who also have an account with Tatra Banka can now make NFC payments at contactless terminals across the country. To use the service, customers need an NFC SIM card, available… More

    Hang Seng launches NFC payments service

    July 4th, 2013

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Bank has launched an NFC mobile payment service in partnership with mobile network operator PCCW Mobile, MasterCard, Gemalto and Samsung Electronics. The service was first announced late last year and its… More

    Chunghwa launches NFC payments in Taiwan

    May 29th, 2013

    Taiwan’s largest mobile network operator’s NFC payment service has gone live and four banks will now begin the roll-out of Chunghwa Telecom’s mobile credit card service, which enables Mastercard PayPass credit cards to be issued… More

    Google Wallet adds phones

    May 16th, 2013

    Three NFC phones have been added to the list of Google Wallet compatible devices; the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One on Sprint and the Samsung Galaxy Note II on both Sprint and US Cellular.

    HTC includes NFC in Facebook phone

    April 5th, 2013

    The HTC First is a mid-range touch screen smartphone that pushes Facebook integration to the front and centre — and includes NFC support. The Android device features Facebook Home, a “mobile experience that puts your friends… 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.

    Samsung promotes Galaxy Note II with NFC campaign

    March 12th, 2013

    Samsung Electronics Australia has launched an ad campaign for the Galaxy Note II that makes use of  NFC. The campaign, created by Australian digital agency Amnesia Razorfish, showcases work created by up-and-coming artists on the Galaxy… More

    Telefonica rolls out NFC payments in the Czech Republic

    January 30th, 2013

    Customers with an NFC phone can now sign up at any GE Money Bank branch to begin making mobile payments. More

    Samsung tests NFC window shopping in Amsterdam

    January 23rd, 2013

    The phone maker has teamed up with Dutch ecommerce merchant JeansOnline to make exclusive offers to Samsung phone owners who tap a TecTiles tag or scan a QR code at a pop-up store in the city centre. More

    Samsung confirms Galaxy S III Mini with NFC

    January 22nd, 2013

    Samsung has announced that an NFC version of the Galaxy S III Mini is now available. The device was announced with NFC in October 2012, but the first devices then shipped without the functionality. Now, says… More

    Samsung ships 5m NFC Notes

    November 27th, 2012

    Samsung reports that it has shipped 5m Galaxy Note II “phablets” over the last 60 days. The NFC enabled device is essentially a larger version of the Korean phone maker’s hugely successful Galaxy S III which, the company revealed earlier this month, has shipped more than 30m units since its launch in May.

    Samsung updates TecTiles NFC app

    October 26th, 2012

    The phone maker’s tag reading/writing app for Android devices now allows users to program tags to perform multiple actions at one time, customize profiles so that tags perform in different ways for different users, and lock a tag so that only the owner can read its contents. More

    Samsung announces WP8 phone, Win8 tablet and Galaxy Note II with NFC

    August 29th, 2012

    The Ativ S Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Ativ Tab Windows 8 tablet and the new edition of the Galaxy Note will all ship with NFC as standard, says Samsung. More