Subscribers to Chunghwa Telecom with accounts at any of four Taiwanese banks will be able to download a virtual version of their credit card to their SIM card and use it to make NFC payments from 16 October, the carrier has announced... More
The TSM service for NFC payments being built by a joint venture between five Taiwanese carriers and prepaid card provider Easycard is to go live by the end of 2014, the partners have announced... More
Japanese carrier KDDI, Korea’s SK Planet, Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom and Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) are to work together to spread adoption of NFC services in Asia, using a shared NFC tag specification, brand mark and platform... More
Taiwan’s largest mobile network operator, Chunghwa Telecom, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s KDDI and Hong Kong-based PCCW with the aim of providing international NFC roaming services to the three networks’ customers... More
Far EasTone, Taiwan’s third largest mobile network operator, is to begin testing NFC mobile payments during the third quarter of 2013, in cooperation with Far Eastern International Bank and MasterCard... More
Taiwan’s largest mobile network operator’s NFC payment service has gone live and four banks will now begin the roll-out of Chunghwa Telecom’s mobile credit card service, which enables Mastercard PayPass credit cards to be issued over-the-air to customers’ NFC-enabled SIMs, starting with Cathay United Bank... More
“It is an all-in-one digital wallet that lets customers choose which way they want to pay,” the Taiwanese carrier’s Joseph Kuo has told NFC World. “The wallet supports multiple credit and bank cards, loyalty cards, coupons etc, and I think Chunghwa Telecom would like to see a big development in both technologies.” More
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has given the go-ahead for transportation card issuer EasyCard and the country’s five carriers to form a joint venture company to deliver NFC payments and ticketing services — provided the partners comply with a number of conditions designed to ensure a competitive environment is maintained. More
Taiwanese mobile network operator Chunghwa Telecom has teamed up with transportation card operator EasyCard, chip maker NXP, and MasterCard to launch an iPhone case that enables users to make NFC payments in stores and on public transport... More
The Taiwanese mobile network operator is to field test an innovative NFC device that supports both card emulation mode for payments, ticketing and customer loyalty applications and tag reading for mobile marketing applications and communicates with the user’s phone via Bluetooth. More
The Taiwanese government has agreed to fund a project to develop a suite of NFC applications for Android devices, PC World reports... More
The mobile industry association has finalised its device requirements for NFC handsets and called on manufacturers to put phones incorporating the Single Wire Protocol interface into consumers’ hands by the middle of next year. More
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