Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)
News stories featuring Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA):
April 4th, 2016
PARTNER NEWS: Digital security giant Gemalto is supplying Singapore’s mobile network operators with UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIMs for the rollout of a service enabling commuters to use a mobile version of their EZ-Link transit card…
March 30th, 2016
Customers of mobile network operators M1, Singtel and StarHub can now pay for journeys on public transport services in Singapore with a tap of their NFC device as a result of a partnership between the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and transport card issuer EZ-Link.
August 27th, 2012
All three of Singapore’s mobile network operators are now offering commercial NFC services, enabling consumers to make purchases at more than 20,000 merchant points of sale across Singapore.
August 7th, 2012
Mobile network operator StarHub, part of the consortium which won a government contract to provide a national NFC TSM service for Singapore last year, has unveiled its NFC SmartWallet and says the service will begin “later this month”.
October 25th, 2011
Singapore’s IDA has awarded the contract for a national NFC infrastructure to a consortium including mobile network operator StarHub, DBS Bank, public transportation card issuer EZ-Link and NFC technology provider Gemalto. Commercial services are due to go live in mid-2012.
June 22nd, 2011
Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), the government agency tasked with implementing a national NFC infrastructure for Singapore, is demonstrating a number of “rich mobile NFC services” at the imbX tradeshow in Singapore. The demonstrations are…
November 29th, 2010
The bank, mobile network operator and transport card issuer will be using Gemalto’s N-Flex NFC add-on and plan to launch commercial services towards the end of 2011.
November 19th, 2010
IDA, the government agency tasked with implementing a national NFC infrastructure for Singapore, is requesting proposals from consortiums to create and manage a next-generation open trusted third party infrastructure that all the country’s banks, transport operators and other service providers could use to deliver NFC services.
October 8th, 2010
The Asia-Pacific mobile payments market is set to double to US$3.6bn by 2015, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. SMS payments, which accounted for nearly 82% of total transactions in 2009, are…
December 2nd, 2009
Merchants in Singapore are being encouraged to make the switch to contactless card accepting terminals through a series of subsidies made possible by a S$16 million (US$11.5m) grant from the Singapore government. The aim is…
April 3rd, 2009
Citi M1 Platinum Visa cardholders will be able to use their mobile phones to make contactless payments linked to their credit card account at any merchant equipped to handle Visa payWave contactless transactions.
February 25th, 2009
Singapore’s banks, telecoms networks and transit operators have given the go ahead for the creation of a national trusted third party designed to ensure full interoperability between the NFC services of all mobile operators and all service providers.
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