Juniper: NFC to reach US$74bn

Juniper Research forecasts that NFC will facilitate transactions valued at US$74bn by 2015, as the technology is increasingly used for the payment of goods instore and for transport tickets... More






Samsung Wallet on the way?

Phone maker Samsung has filed a trademark application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for “Samsung Wallet”, a word mark relating to “computer software for mobile phones, smart phones and tablet PCs,” PocketNow reports... More



M-Tel to test NFC in Bulgaria

Bulgarian mobile network operator M-Tel is to begin a six month NFC payments pilot in May 2012, in conjunction with First Investment Bank, and hopes to begin commercial services this year... More


UK NFC JV files with Brussels

Orange, O2, Vodafone and T-Mobile

The NFC joint venture between three UK mobile network operators has now filed for approval with the EU to go ahead with the scheme, code named ‘Project Oscar’, the Guardian reports, despite on-going objections from excluded carrier Three... More




Turkcell signs up 50k wallet users

Turkcell Cep-t Cuzdan NFC wallet

Turkcell now has 50,000 active users of its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC mobile wallet service, the Turkish carrier’s Ergi Şener has told NFC World, and plans to expand the service to include mobile coupon and loyalty services in the near future... More







Delhi Metro tests NFC

Indian mass transportation operator Delhi Metro Railway Corporation has “started experimenting with NFC-enabled cell phones” for ticketing, reports The Times of India... More


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