News about the NFC market in Lebanon — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
November 21st, 2016
Customers of Lebanon-based Byblos Bank can now make host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payments using ByblosPay, a new service developed by the bank with Visa, CSC Bank and mobile app developer Foo. “With the launch of ByblosPay, Byblos Bank becomes the first bank in Lebanon and the region extending from Jordan and Iraq to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and from Egypt to Morocco to adopt HCE technology,” the bank says.
February 25th, 2014
Lebanon’s Bank Audi has partnered with MasterCard and mobile network operators Alfa and Touch to introduce the country’s first NFC payments service. The new Tap2Pay service will go live “later this year” and Bank Audi…