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    NFC transport payments to pilot in Adelaide

    September 5th, 2016

    Commuters in Adelaide, Australia will begin trialing NFC mobile and contactless card payments for transportation in 2017, according to tender documents issued by South Australia’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) and seen by ITNews. The pilot will run for three months on a “selected transport route for a controlled test group of users” with a view to a full public roll out.

    NAB tests NFC payments

    March 13th, 2013

    National Australia Bank is testing a new service that uses NFC, QR codes, SMS and email to allow customers to make mobile payments in stores as well as to send and receive funds, ITNews reports. 1,000 staff are taking part in a 90-day trial of the new service, which is known internally as Kiss.

    Westpac to run internal NFC trial

    May 18th, 2011

    Westpac has become the latest of Australia’s big four banks to trial contactless mobile phone payment technology. The bank intends to conduct an internal NFC trial later this month, iTnews reports. Employees will be supplied with… More