News about Joint venture and NFC.
June 11th, 2013
Weve, the mobile advertising and payments joint venture formed last year by UK mobile network operators Vodafone, EE and O2, aims to launch a mass market NFC payments service "by next year", CEO David Sear...
April 3rd, 2013
The new Mobile Ticket service is available on 96% of the city's public transportation network and is set to be expanded to up to nine more cities across Russia this year.
March 13th, 2013
Weve, the joint venture between the three major mobile network operators that is working to bring mobile payments services to market in the UK, has chosen customer interaction specialist The Logic Group as one of...
February 27th, 2013
Russia's "Big Three" mobile network operators — MTS, Vimpelcom and MegaFon — are in discussions to create a joint venture company for the rollout of NFC services, Alexander Popovskiof, vice president of operations at MTS,...
February 24th, 2013
Customers of Canadian mobile operators Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus will be able to use NFC for secure authentication and identification after the EnStream mobile commerce joint venture signed a deal with credential issuer SecureKey....
February 20th, 2013
ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank have teamed up with mobile network operator KPN to run an NFC pilot in the city of Leiden this summer "with a large group of consumers."
January 24th, 2013
The decision, taken yesterday by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission, to grant conditional approval for Taiwan's five carriers and transit card issuer EasyCard to set up a national TSM joint venture for NFC payments and ticketing...
January 23rd, 2013
Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has given the go-ahead for transportation card issuer EasyCard and the country's five carriers to form a joint venture company to deliver NFC payments and ticketing services — provided the partners comply with a number of conditions designed to ensure a competitive environment is maintained.
January 16th, 2013
Visa has approved Research In Motion's Secure Element Manager (SEM), a backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM cards installed in all types of NFC-capable mobile devices. SEM is being used...
November 19th, 2012
Denmark's four mobile network operators have formed a joint venture company to introduce mobile payments and a three phase rollout programme that will "eventually" evolve to include support for NFC.
September 5th, 2012
The European Commission has given its unconditional approval for the UK's three largest mobile network operators to form a joint venture company to introduce NFC mobile payments and promotional services in the UK.
July 31st, 2012
Pay-at-pump technology providers Gilbarco Veeder-Root and GE-owned Wayne have agreed to build Isis's SmartTap technology into their fuel dispensers, ahead of the NFC joint venture's first pilots in Austin and Salt Lake City.
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.
July 9th, 2012
The European Commission is set to green light the creation of a joint venture company to bring NFC to market in the UK, according to the Financial Times. Project Oscar, first announced in June 2011...
June 18th, 2012
The village of Rhiwbina, where the 11,000 locals have been without access to a cash machine for the last two years, has been picked as the demo site for O2's new mobile wallet service, which supports mobile remittances, price comparisons, offers and mobile commerce today and is due to include NFC "in time".
May 18th, 2012
The mobile wallet offering from Sweden's four network operators is to be called WyWallet and is due to launch in mid-2012, Lars Aase of Swedish mobile payments specialist Accumulate has told NFC World. The joint...
May 11th, 2012
American Express has extended its deal with US carrier-led NFC joint venture Isis. The move will enable AmEx's US consumer, small business and Serve prepaid cardholders to load a virtual version of their cards onto...
May 4th, 2012
The European Commission has prolonged the deadline for a decision on whether to give the go ahead to the UK carrier-led 'Project Oscar' NFC joint venture, Bloomberg reports. The decision will now not be made...
April 30th, 2012
The pilot follows the announcement that New Zealand's mobile network operators are to partner with the operator of the country's debit card and ATM networks to introduce a central TSM platform.
April 25th, 2012
Negotiations between Canada's telecoms companies and banks are in the final stages and mobile network operator Rogers Communications expects to launch a mobile wallet service within six months, Reuters reports. "In Canada, we are more...