News about Provisioning and NFC.
May 8th, 2013
"It is an all-in-one digital wallet that lets customers choose which way they want to pay," the Taiwanese carrier's Joseph Kuo has told NFC World. "The wallet supports multiple credit and bank cards, loyalty cards, coupons etc, and I think Chunghwa Telecom would like to see a big development in both technologies."
March 22nd, 2013
"Customers will only have one TSM. It's like a billing system; if you're in, it's harder to get you out rather than if you fight to get in," says Olivier Piou. "I think that we have a very good momentum."
February 27th, 2013
GlobalPlatform has updated its System Messaging Specification for Management of Mobile-NFC Services to more specifically address how service providers can connect and communicate with other actors operating within the NFC ecosystem. The specification was introduced...
February 25th, 2013
The handset maker and payments network have announced a plan to pre-load Visa's payWave applet on embedded secure elements in "selected" next generation Samsung devices — potentially enabling banks to offer NFC payments without any involvement from the mobile network operators.
October 29th, 2012
"With the availability of the VaultSecure IC, smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and other trusted third parties can co-own the SE and install, personalize and administer their own open- or closed-loop payment, access control, transit, loyalty or other secure applets," says Inside's Pierre Garnier.
September 25th, 2012
The NFC and contactless technology specialist has developed a way to turn NFC phones into "secured antennas" that can securely pull down sensitive data stored in the cloud and present it to a POS terminal or a contactless door lock — without the need to include an NFC secure element in the phone.
September 17th, 2012
Payments supplier Tsys has added North American support for its Tsys NFC Payment Solution, in preparation for Canadian bank CIBC's planned launch of commercial NFC services. Tsys's technology works with any TSM and enables mobile...
September 7th, 2012
"For the first time, customers will be able to provision and manage credentials over the air with the same ease and simplicity as downloading a song from a cloud-based music service," says the employee ID giant.
August 28th, 2012
"There are 8,500 issuers in the US and literally it will take them a lifetime to actually work through negotiations with all these issuers," Google Wallet's Robin Dua has told developers during an online Q&A session on its recent move to a cloud-based approach to card provisioning.
August 8th, 2012
First Data has announced that its trusted service management (TSM) solution has been qualified by Discover. "Because First Data issuing clients are pre-integrated to our TSM, financial institutions can manage a relationship with one TSM...
June 13th, 2012
Ericsson IPX and Aconite have announced they are now working together to provide banks and other secure service providers with a turnkey NFC application delivery and management solution. The new service enables a security domain...
June 6th, 2012
ABnote has received Visa OTA certification for its trusted service manager facilities in Australia and New Zealand, allowing them to set up NFC mobile wallets over the air. The two TSM data centres, in Ingleburn...
April 16th, 2012
A new research report by Sarah Clark, editor of NFC World, allows business executives to get up to speed quickly and easily with the current status and future developments in NFC tags, phones, secure elements, mobile wallets, OTA platforms, contactless terminals, TSMs and more.
February 28th, 2012
Gemalto has announced Advanced Connectivity, an end-to-end solution for delivering and activating M2M, NFC and streaming multimedia content applications over LTE networks.
February 27th, 2012
The announcement earlier today of a deal between Chase and carrier-led NFC joint venture Isis is just the start of the US banking giant's NFC plans, the company has revealed. The bank has signed a...
February 27th, 2012
"Financial institutions, mobile network operators, and even transit operators now have a simple, secure process to activate payment applications at scale and make mobile payments part of everyday life for consumers around the world," says Visa's head of mobile products.
February 11th, 2012
"To address an issue that could have allowed unauthorized use of an existing prepaid card balance if someone recovered a lost phone without a screen lock, tonight we temporarily disabled provisioning of prepaid cards," says Google Wallet VP Osama Bedier.
January 16th, 2012
The mobile network operator will begin commercial NFC services from the end of January with partners including Japan Airlines, credit card issuers, loyalty programme providers and retailers.
November 14th, 2011
"Utilising Bell ID's software solutions will enable us to offer services and support to the emerging payments industry by providing the framework for a powerful and flexible offering to our North American customers," says Steve Montross, the card manufacturer's president and CEO.
November 1st, 2011
Secure document and services provider ABNote has opened a division to develop and deliver NFC mobile payment solutions. The new team, based in Australia, will focus on developing secure mobile applications that work with ABNote's...