News about Stickers.
April 24th, 2013
One million NFC TOM (Tag on Metal) phone stickers have been ordered from Identive for “a banking and payment program in Africa”, the company has announced. All the stickers will be shipped during the current quarter.
April 22nd, 2013
April 18th, 2013
Mobile payment provider iKaaz, founded by former Nokia Money employees, has launched an NFC reader that converts a mobile phone into a mobile POS device. The reader, priced at less than US$20, plugs into any…
March 26th, 2013
Drivers in Metz, France can now register online to get an NFC sticker that allows them to pay for their stay at a 2,100 place underground car park without a ticket or cash. When entering…
March 4th, 2013
Citibank has introduced contactless payment stickers in Singapore with its Quick Pay Tag service. The stickers, which can be used for payments of up to S$100 (US$80), are available for all customers of Citibank Singapore to link with any Citibank Visa credit card. For added security, users can switch their tag on and off with an SMS message.
February 24th, 2013
Boloro Kuwait has completed a contactless payments pilot on public transit in Kuwait City. The trial, in partnership with mobile network Zain, saw customers use contactless stickers attached to their phones to pay for journeys on buses operated by Kuwait Public Transport Company (KPTC) and CityGroup. A 16 digit code links the Boloro sticker to the customer’s prepaid mobile account, and a receipt delivered by SMS confirms each transaction. “The pilot has been a success on all counts,” says the company.
February 23rd, 2013
Orange Israel is offering customers packs of three NFC stickers that work with an NFC app that is pre-installed on all the carrier’s Android NFC phones. The stickers contain Smartrac Circus Ntag 203 NFC inlays and were produced for Orange by Tadbik and NFC Israel. The packs cost 39 NIS (US$10.52) and are available online and at Orange sales points across the country. A pack is also provided free of charge to buyers of the Orange Infinity NFC phone.
January 30th, 2013
Customers with an NFC phone can now sign up at any GE Money Bank branch to begin making mobile payments.
January 28th, 2013
Citibank is to issue contactless payment stickers to all new customers in the Czech Republic of its Citi Life, Citi Life Metropole, Citi Broker Consulting, Citi Billa and Citi CSA credit cards from February 2013. The stickers will also be available on request to existing customers. The move follows the launch of a similar service in Hungary in October 2012.
January 23rd, 2013
The phone maker has teamed up with Dutch ecommerce merchant JeansOnline to make exclusive offers to Samsung phone owners who tap a TecTiles tag or scan a QR code at a pop-up store in the city centre.
January 21st, 2013
“Soon, children will only know from history books what a wallet and hard cash are,” says René Schuster, CEO of Telefónica Germany, as the carrier prepares to make NFC payments available to customers from next month.
December 10th, 2012
Mobile solutions specialist MoSoCo has chosen Sequent as its trusted service management (TSM) provider for the introduction of a cloud-based mobile loyalty, marketing and prepaid card processing service for Polish retailers. “Sequent’s secure technology will allow…
December 3rd, 2012
The Spanish bank is to issue contactless TAP Visa stickers in Barcelona, and expects some 200,000 to be in use by the time the city hosts the Mobile World Congress in February.
November 14th, 2012
NFC technology is being tested on 211 covered tram stops in Helsinki, Finland. The pilot involves placing two tags at each tram stop. The first allows passengers to easily purchase tram tickets from their mobile…
October 23rd, 2012
Citibank Hungary has begun offering contactless stickers to holders of its Citi Life, Shell Citibank and Magyar Telekom Citibank cards. The MasterCard-branded stickers can be used at any merchant equipped to handle PayPass transactions.
October 19th, 2012
Product labelling supplier FineLine Technologies, NFC and QR code specialist ClikGenie and tag maker Smartrac have launched ClikSecure, an NFC-based service for brands and retailers. ClikSecure offers both product authentication for brands and information services…
October 17th, 2012
Orange France has partnered with POS maker Ingenico to enable prepaid customers to top up their accounts in stores via contactless stickers and key rings. “A salesman at the POS selects the product desired from the…
October 2nd, 2012
The first commercial mobile payments deployment in the Ukraine will begin with contactless stickers and then be expanded to include NFC phones, says the country’s largest commercial bank.
October 2nd, 2012
The telecoms giant is adding MasterCard PayPass stickers to the mPass service it operates with Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom, allowing users of the mcommerce and ecommerce payments service to also use it to make purchases in stores.
August 7th, 2012
Finnish mobile network operator Elisa has partnered with MasterCard and the student-owned Lyyra discount and benefit card to issue prepaid NFC stickers to more than 100,000 students from the third quarter of 2012. Students will…