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    Vivo expands Zuum mobile payments service

    March 17th, 2015

    MFS, a joint venture between Telefonica-owned carrier Vivo and MasterCard, has expanded its Vivo Zuum mobile payment service to São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil. The service lets users make in-store payments via USSD, pay bills, transfer funds between Vivo Zuum accounts, top up prepaid airtime and withdraw cash from MasterCard ATMs. Vivo Zuum is also available in Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre and Aracaju.

    Brazilian online fashion retailer installs Bluetooth Fashion Spots

    December 15th, 2014

    Dafiti, Latin America’s largest online fashion retailer, is to place Bluetooth beacons in restaurants, bars and newsstands in the Brazilian city of São Paulo to send out promotional messages to shoppers’ smartphones. “Users can opt… More

    Bradesco and Claro to launch NFC payments in Brazil

    March 26th, 2014

    Mobile network operator Claro and one of Brazil’s largest banks, Bradesco, are to commercially launch an NFC mobile payments service in the state of São Paulo during the first half of this year, ahead of… More

    Morpho opens Latin American TSM facility

    August 20th, 2013

    ID technology provider Morpho has opened a TSM data centre in São Paulo, Brazil. The facility, believed to be the first in Latin America, will “provide the infrastructure for all businesses that need secure and… More

    Billboard magazine puts on music with NFC tags

    June 10th, 2013

    Billboard Brasil has trialled a special edition magazine with an NFC sticker on its front cover in São Paulo, and now plans to roll out another NFC edition across other areas of Brazil within the next… More

    TIM and Bradesco pilot NFC in Brazil

    June 3rd, 2013

    Brazilian mobile network operator TIM, part of the Telecom Italia group, has started an NFC payments pilot in partnership with Bradesco Bank, with plans to commercially launch the service by the end of this year…. More

    TIM begins NFC pilot in Brazil

    January 31st, 2013

    Brazilian mobile network operator TIM, part of the Telecom Italia group, has begun a small NFC payments pilot in collaboration with MasterCard, Banco Itaú, Redecard and TSM provider Gemalto. The pilot involves fifty people who will be able to… More

    Brazil moves towards NFC

    January 23rd, 2012

    The first commercial NFC service could go live in Brazil by the end of this year, Mustafa Almansur, the GSMA‘s NFC programme leader for Brazil, told RCR Wireless at an NFC event organised by the carriers’ association in São Paulo last week. The first deployment is likely to be a niche service involving a partnership between a single carrier and a single bank, Almansur added.