Taiwanese carrier Far EasTone has chosen ID technology provider Morpho to provide the TSM platform for its upcoming NFC payments trial, which will see users able to make purchases in stores, pay for public transportation and participate in loyalty programs... More
Mobile network operator Far EasTone has teamed with Vodafone to launch a low-cost Android NFC smartphone in Taiwan in preparation for its NFC payments pilot later this year... 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
The Conexus Mobile Alliance, a regional grouping of mobile network operators, is promoting NFC throughout Asia with a “Tap and Get” smart poster campaign... 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 FarEasTone plans to introduce mobile payment applications this year, the Taipei Times reports, and then gradually expand the service to include NFC:... 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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