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    Telenor reports results of Oslo NFC payments trial

    July 6th, 2012

    “Mobile payment is something that people want and will use, if the solutions are adequate,” says Telenor’s Viktoria Erngard. “But in order to succeed in the long run, we need to get as many merchants on board as possible and offer more NFC-enabled phones.” More

    Rome museum offers NFC info

    December 1st, 2011

    Visitors to the Musei Capitolini in Rome can use their NFC smartphones to scan tags on around 300 art works to get detailed information on each exhibit. Those without NFC enabled phones can borrow one of 200 Samsung Star handsets at no extra charge. Scanning a tag will take the user to a web page on their handset offering the work’s title, artist and other descriptive information.

    Telefonica begins Czech NFC payments trial

    July 25th, 2011

    The trial will see customers of two banks being able to make payments with NFC phones at branches of the Globus hypermarket chain in the cities of Prague and Pilsen. More

    Telenor and DnB Nor begin NFC trial in Oslo

    July 4th, 2011

    The Norwegian bank and mobile network operator have contracted Giesecke & Devrient to provide them with a turnkey NFC solution for a mobile payments trial that will involve a dozen merchant locations in Oslo. More

    Barclaycard launches TV ad for NFC payment service

    June 9th, 2011

    Barclaycard has reworked its rollercoaster ride TV advertisement to promote the NFC payments system it launched last month with Orange. The main character, whose morning commute sees him speeding between skyscrapers and through the city… More

    NFC room keys find favour with hotel guests

    June 8th, 2011

    Guests at the Clarion Hotel Stockholm said using an NFC-enabled phone to check in, enter their room and check out made their stay more pleasant, saved time and inspired them to use the service again. More

    UK gets first commercial NFC service with Quick Tap from Orange and Barclaycard

    May 20th, 2011

    Consumers can use the new service to make payments of up to £15 via a prepaid cash replacement application stored on their Quick Tap NFC phone. Tag read and write functions are also available and both loyalty and transport ticketing applications will be introduced later. More

    Czech banks and supermarket to test NFC with Telefónica O2

    March 31st, 2011

    Telefónica O2 Czech Republic, Komerční Banka, Citibank Europe, supermarket chain Globus and Visa Europe are to conduct an NFC payments trial in the Czech Republic from mid-2011. The six-month trial involves 200 customers and is… More

    Milan to get NFC ticketing system

    March 28th, 2011

    Telecom Italia and ATM, operator of Milan’s public transport network, have announced plans to run a six month NFC ticketing trial from 11 April with a view to introducing a commercial service by the end… More

    Orange launches NFC payments trial in Poland

    March 21st, 2011

    The mobile phone operator starts delivering on its promise to roll out NFC throughout Europe during 2011, saying opportunities are “virtually limitless”. More

    NFC phones replace room keys and eliminate check-in at Swedish hotel

    November 3rd, 2010

    The world’s first pilot test using NFC phones to replace hotel room keys begins this week at the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm, using a new mobile key solution developed by Assa Abloy. More

    Telefónica Movistar, La Caixa and Visa begin pre-commercial NFC pilot in Spanish resort of Sitges

    May 28th, 2010

    1,500 customers of Telefónica and La Caixa have been issued with Samsung S5230 NFC phones which they can use to make debit and credit card payments in taxis, sports centres, at market stalls and in retail stores. More

    Telefónica O2 launches its first commercial NFC service — and sets out strategy for future deployments

    May 27th, 2010

    The mobile network operator is starting small with a limited rollout in the Czech city of Pilsen but a business strategy is now in place and commercial launches in the UK and Spain could be next. More

    NFC trial begins at Mobile World Congress

    NFC trial begins at Mobile World Congress

    February 15th, 2010

    Four hundred Samsung Star NFC handsets are being distributed to selected Mobile World Congress attendees for use at the event, which opens in Barcelona today. Participants can use their NFC phones to pay for food… More