News stories featuring Akbank:
April 23rd, 2012
The Turkish mobile network operator has combined its location-based service (LBS) platform with its NFC mobile wallet service to allow subscribers to receive special offers on their NFC phone when they are near a participating merchant — and then redeem an offer at the point-of-sale.
February 16th, 2012
The Turkish mobile network operator’s customers now have the option of making payments via a BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone, an own-branded Huawei NFC phone, a new NFC Android handset made by ZTE or with an add-on for a standard mobile. [Updated]
January 23rd, 2012
The Turkish mobile network operator has become the first in the world to offer its subscribers the ability to make payments with their NFC-enabled BlackBerry mobile phones.
January 3rd, 2012
Turkish mobile network operator Turkcell has signed up a third bank for its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC payments service. Turkcell launched the service in conjunction with Yapi Kredi Bank in May 2011, and later added Garanti…
November 1st, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Czech mobile payments • Akbank pushes contactless • Visa opens up • The rich love a bargain • Germany moves to contactless ID • mFoundy’s mobile banking guarantee • Amsterdam shops to refuse cash • Starbucks expands 2D payments • M-Pesa adds supermarkets • WiFi goes P2P • and more…
September 8th, 2010
Vivotech and DeviceFidelity have partnered to add over-the-air (OTA) provisioning capabilities to the In2Pay microSD technology to be tested by Visa, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, US Bank and Akbank. The new solution enables Vivotech’s…
September 2nd, 2010
US financial services giant Wells Fargo & Co has become the fourth bank to reveal that it is to take part in Visa‘s series of NFC trials. And Visa could be ready to launch commercial…
August 9th, 2010
News of Akbank and Visa’s trial follows the announcement in May that MasterCard, Garanti Bank and mobile network operator Avea are to begin a commercial NFC service in Turkey this summer.
May 14th, 2010
The bank and the mobile operator plan to issue 100,000 customers with an NFC SIM+antenna solution that will allow them to make payments with their mobile phones at more than 15,000 retailers in Turkey this year.
May 12th, 2010
Following on from the news that Garanti Bank and Avea look to be planning a commercial NFC launch in July this year, Turkish publication Hurriyet reports that mobile network operator Turkcell also plans to introduce…
September 14th, 2009
The small scale trial is being run in conjunction with MasterCard, Giesecke & Devrient, E-Kart and Venyon.
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