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    McDonald’s to accept Alipay in more than 2,100 restaurants in China

    September 24th, 2015

    Chinese customers of fast food chain McDonald’s will soon be able to use Ant Financial’s Alipay QR code mobile payment platform to pay for their food and drink in more than 2,100 restaurants. The roll-out… More

    SK Planet to roll out Bluetooth beacons to 10,000 stores across Korea

    November 3rd, 2014

    SK Planet has launched a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) service in Korea that offers customers reward points and benefits directly on their mobile device whenever they enter a participating retail location. The BLE beacon-based solution is expected to be installed in more than 10,000 stores by next month. More

    Korean art show picks NFC

    July 25th, 2013

    An exhibition at Seoul’s Savina Museum of Contemporary Art is to use NFC to allow visitors to download high definition images, delve into the stories behind each photograph and write and share reviews on Facebook…. More

    20m Koreans to have NFC phones this year

    January 3rd, 2012

    Five million Koreans already have an NFC phone, says mobile network operator KT, and payments for bus, subway and taxi fares are the most popular NFC applications. More

    NFC shopping zone opens in Seoul

    December 18th, 2011

    Korea’s leading mobile network operators, card networks, phone manufacturers and government agencies have joined forces to provide shoppers in Seoul’s busiest shopping district with a wide range of NFC services including payments, couponing, smart posters and digital receipts. More

    SK Telecom to open NFC Zone in Seoul

    June 30th, 2011

    Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom is to open an ‘NFC Zone’ in Seoul, the company’s head of global partnerships has told delegates attending the GSMA’s Mobile Money Summit in Singapore. The NFC Zone will… More