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    BNP Paribas rolls out NFC payments across France

    March 31st, 2014

    French banking group BNP Paribas’ Kix NFC payments service is now available to customers across France, following its introduction in the city of Strasbourg in January 2013. The service is available on 25 Android NFC… More

    Orange Cash goes live in France

    February 13th, 2014

    Orange Cash, the prepaid NFC payments service announced by Orange and Visa in November 2013, is now live in the French cities of Strasbourg and Caen. The launch is being supported with a credit of… More

    Orange to launch prepaid NFC payments across France

    November 7th, 2013

    Mobile network operator Orange is to roll out a national NFC payments service in France next year under the Orange Cash brand name, enabling NFC phone owners to use a prepaid card stored on their… More

    Société Générale to launch NFC payments in Strasbourg

    October 8th, 2013

    French banking group ‪Société Générale is to introduce an NFC payments service in the city of Strasbourg this autumn. Customers wishing to use the service will be able to apply to the bank, either online… More

    SocGen launches NFC payments in Strasbourg

    July 17th, 2013

    French banking group Société Générale is now offering an NFC payments service to customers in the city of Strasbourg and plans to roll out the service nationwide, using a TSM platform provided by Oberthur Technologies…. More

    Strasbourg NFC ticketing moves to commercial launch

    July 5th, 2013

    Transit operator CTS has announced the launch of an NFC mobile ticketing service on public transport in the French city of Strasbourg, in partnership with mobile network operators Orange,  Bouygues Telecom, SFR and NRJ Mobile…. More

    Strasbourg begins ticketing pilot

    April 23rd, 2013

    Public transportation users in the French city of Strasbourg are being invited by local transit operator CTS to take part in an NFC ticketing pilot. The trial will begin in June 2013.

    NFC goes local in Strasbourg

    April 12th, 2012

    A public information service accessed via NFC tags and QR codes is now available in Strasbourg, France. Strasplus “four leaf clover” stickers in civic buildings, in car parks and at transit stops provide smartphone users with links to real time and location-based transportation and “what’s on” information across the city.

    BNP rolls out NFC in Strasbourg

    January 23rd, 2012

    French banking group BNP Paribas is expanding availability of its Kix NFC mobile payment application to Strasbourg. The bank, which worked with Orange on the Cityzi NFC trial in Nice, introduced the Android app in 2011. Users can make purchases of up to €20 without a PIN, and for larger amounts which require PIN entry this can be done on the handset before getting to the point of sale — for example, while waiting in line to be served.

    Seventeen cities shortlisted for €20m French government NFC grant

    January 3rd, 2012

    The funding will be used to build out an NFC transport ticketing infrastructure in Paris and other major French cities as national NFC standards are finalised and carriers prepare to rollout NFC payments services across France this year. More

    French bank and carrier team up to bring mobile payments to market

    November 28th, 2011

    The new BNP Paribas Mobile service combines a mobile network subscription, a range of innovative mobile banking products plus a choice of phones — including three with NFC — and is being promoted to customers via the bank’s network of branches across France. More

    French carriers launch second NFC city

    September 12th, 2011

    The Cityzi NFC mobile payments service will go live in the city of Strasbourg on 17 October. More

    BPCE and Visa to test NFC microSD in Nice and Strasbourg

    June 28th, 2011

    BPCE, France’s second largest banking group and owner of both Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, is teaming up with Visa to conduct a pilot test of NFC MicroSD cards in the cities of Nice and Strasbourg… More

    France set for commercial NFC services to begin in spring 2012

    June 6th, 2011

    Technical specifications have been finalised, the French government is providing €20m to promote the adoption of NFC services and four mobile network operators and four banks have announced they will deploy NFC services nationally in the spring of 2012. More