News about the NFC market in Tanzania — trials, pilots, tests and live services.
October 21st, 2016
Pan-African banking group Ecobank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll out Masterpass QR mobile payments across 33 African countries. In what the payment company says is the largest Masterpass deal…
June 7th, 2016
PARTNER NEWS: Mobile financial solutions firm Mahindra Comviva and mobile network operator Airtel Tanzania have jointly won the Global Telecom Business (GTB) Innovation Award for Airtel Money Tap Tap NFC Payments in the customer service category. “Airtel Money Tap Tap NFC Payments is the first-of-its-kind closed-loop NFC payments service that brings a paradigm shift in mobile money-based merchant payments, which so far were only performed using USSD and SMS,” Mahindra Comviva says. The service is powered by the company’s Mobiquity Money platform.
August 25th, 2011
The UAE-based mobile network operator is to follow the July launch of commercial NFC services in Tanzania with launches in four more countries by the end of this year, Etisalat has told NFC World.
July 12th, 2011
“Operators in African countries such as Tanzania benefit from being able to leapfrog legacy systems and can directly adopt NFC for their customers,” says the mobile network operator.