News about Mung-Ki Woo and NFC.
October 22nd, 2012
From today, customers of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile with an NFC phone can collect an Isis-enabled SIM from any of the carriers' stores in the two pilot cities.
September 19th, 2012
"MasterCard is providing a programmer-friendly set of functions that make it easy for application developers to rapidly deliver payment apps to consumers — without having to become smart card programming experts," says the payments network.
August 1st, 2012
Google has unveiled a new version of its Google Wallet service that avoids the requirement for individual payment cards to be loaded onto a secure element. Instead, a prepaid MasterCard which draws funds from linked credit and debit cards is pre-loaded onto the secure element.
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.
October 26th, 2011
Carriers and banks around the world can now use the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphones to deliver MasterCard-approved NFC mobile payments services.
October 12th, 2011
MasterCard's head of mobile, Mung Ki Woo, will appear on Twitter next week for an open question and answer session on mobile payments. Woo will field questions tweeted at @MungKiatMC for 30 minutes from 11:00...
February 18th, 2011
MasterCard has revealed that, like Visa Europe, it is working with Canadian firm Wireless Dynamics to bring its payments services to iPhone users. In an article posted on the MasterCard blog, Mung-ki Woo, who recently...
January 24th, 2011
MasterCard Worldwide has hired Mung-Ki Woo as its new 'group executive, mobile'. Woo is a well known figure in the NFC industry and joins MasterCard from France Telecom Orange Group, where he was vice president...
December 15th, 2010
The aim is to ensure that users of the French Cityzi NFC service can use their mobile phone to make payments anywhere in the world that MasterCard PayPass is accepted, ahead of a planned national expansion of the Cityzi service.