Samsung Pay has expanded to four additional markets with official launches in Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and early access launches in Hong Kong and Switzerland. The service has also been made available on Samsung’s Gear S3 smartwatch in Russia, Sweden and the UAE in addition to its availability on the Gear S3 in the US, Singapore and Australia. More
Samsung Pay has launched an early access program in the UAE with support from Mastercard and Visa and a number of banks including Mashreq Bank, ADCB, Rakbank, Emirates NBD, Standard Chartered and NBAD... More
Customers of UAE-based bank Emirates NBD can now make mobile payments using Emirates NBD Pay, a feature added to the bank’s mobile banking app utilising Visa Token Service... More
Emirates NBD has announced plans to launch the UAE’s first digital bank targeted at millennials as part of its commitment to invest AED 500m (US$136m) in “digital innovation and multichannel transformation” over the next three years... More
The Dubai-based bank has partnered with mobile network operator Etisalat, Visa and Gemalto to introduce NFC payments in the United Arab Emirates. More
Mobile network operators Du and Etisalat have had to put back their planned NFC commercial launches due to a lack of NFC phones, the operators have told Emirates Business 24|7. More
OPINION: The past fortnight has seen announcements of new NFC services from banks and operators in both Dubai and Kuwait. More
The largest mobile operator in the Middle East has partnered with the region’s largest bank for the launch of NFC-based mobile payments. More
Feed for stories featuring Emirates NBD.
• Find a list of all the companies and other organisations that have been featured in NFC World in our directory.