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    Sixty banks and retailers sign up for new Korean mobile wallet service

    December 12th, 2012

    KT’s MoCa combines payment cards, coupons and offers stored in the cloud with a mobile wallet app that allows consumers to make payments at merchants via traditional barcodes, QR codes or NFC — providing retailers with the flexibility to use their prefered choice of POS hardware to close the “last inch” at the point-of-sale. More

    Mobile superstore trial sets out to discover how poster shopping will change the future of retailing

    March 23rd, 2012

    Swedish ecommerce platform provider Jetshop has provided NFC World with the preliminary results of a landmark project designed to find out how the ability for shoppers to use their mobile phone to make a purchase directly from a printed poster will affect traditional retailing. More

    Turkcell signs up 50k wallet users

    March 7th, 2012

    Turkcell now has 50,000 active users of its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC mobile wallet service, the Turkish carrier’s Ergi Şener has told NFC World, and plans to expand the service to include mobile coupon and loyalty… More

    SK Telecom to open NFC Zone in Seoul

    June 30th, 2011

    Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom is to open an ‘NFC Zone’ in Seoul, the company’s head of global partnerships has told delegates attending the GSMA’s Mobile Money Summit in Singapore. The NFC Zone will… More

    Tesco Korea points to the future of mobile grocery shopping

    June 23rd, 2011

    A test conducted by Home Plus, Korea’s second largest supermarket chain and 95% owned by UK-based grocery giant Tesco, highlights the potential for mobile proximity technologies to transform the way retailers operate. The test saw… More

    Retail partnerships are the key to a new NFC business model

    March 29th, 2010

    OPINION: Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom’s new T Smart Pay service comes with more than one twist to the ‘standard’ NFC business model. Not only has SKT bought its way into a card issuer for the launch, but it is also signing distribution deals with leading retailers. More

    SK Telecom and Hana launch SIM-based mobile contactless payments and promotions service

    SK Telecom and Hana launch SIM-based mobile contactless payments and promotions service

    March 25th, 2010

    Korean consumers who sign up for a Hana SK Card credit account and pick up a new ‘13.56MHz RF SIM’ via a retail partner will then be able to store multiple credit, loyalty and membership cards and discount coupons on their mobile phone. More

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