FarEasTone – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Mon, 04 Feb 2019 21:59:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png FarEasTone – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Far EasTone picks Morpho for NFC payments and rewards pilot https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/07/31/325267/far-eastone-picks-morpho-for-nfc-payments-and-rewards-pilot/ Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:11:44 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=25267 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. The “Far EasTone NFC All Around Trial Program” will run until the end of January […]

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Far EasTone brings low-cost NFC phone to Taiwan https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/07/11/324935/far-eastone-brings-low-cost-nfc-phone-to-taiwan/ Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:17:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24935 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. Far EasTone has already purchased some 10,000 units of the Vodafone Smart III handset, reports Focus Taiwan, which will retail at NT$4,990 (US$166) when it goes on […]

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Far EasTone to pilot NFC payments in Taiwan https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/06/13/324605/far-eastone-to-launch-nfc-service-in-taiwan/ Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:04:42 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24605 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. A second phase of the project is then expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013. This will bring in more local banks and […]

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Asian mobile alliance promotes NFC with poster campaign https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/06/03/324343/asian-mobile-alliance-promotes-nfc-with-poster-campaign/ Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:34:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24343 The Conexus Mobile Alliance, a regional grouping of mobile network operators, is promoting NFC throughout Asia with a “Tap and Get” smart poster campaign. Tap and Get rewards customers of Korean carrier KT or Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with the chance to win travel packages by simply tapping NFC posters on display at international airports […]

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Taiwan TSM project gets approval https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/01/23/322036/taiwan-tsm-project-gets-approval/ Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:14:40 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=22036 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.

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FarEasTone eyes NFC in Taiwan https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/06/09/37933/fareastone-eyes-nfc-in-taiwan/ Thu, 09 Jun 2011 19:23:50 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=7933 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: Far EasTone Telecommunications Co, the nation’s No. 3 telecoms operator, expects to accelerate integration with other companies owned by Far Eastern Group to create synergy in the development of […]

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GSMA calls for mass market NFC handsets by mid-2009 https://www.nfcworld.com/2008/11/19/3235/gsma-calls-for-mass-market-nfc-handsets-by-mid-2009/ Wed, 19 Nov 2008 15:45:22 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=235 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.

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