Google has announced that it is to launch its Android Pay mobile payment service in the UK within the “next few months.” The service will launch with support from MasterCard, Visa and eight UK financial institutions. Barclays, one of the UK’s “big four” banks and an NFC mobile payments pioneer, is a notable absence from the list. More
Customers of the UK’s M&S Bank can now access Apple Pay using their M&S debit and credit cards... More
Apple Pay will be available in the UK from July 2015, vice president of Apple Pay business Jennifer Bailey has announced at the iPhone maker’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Users of the mobile payments service will also be able to add store credit, debit and loyalty cards to their Apple mobile wallet from “this fall”. More
The UK carrier and card issuer’s service is now available on an Android smartphone for the first time and customers who activate Quick Tap on an S III by 5 October will receive a £50 credit they can use to make NFC purchases with their phone. More
A poll of 17,000 UK consumers has revealed high levels of readiness for NFC services among certain demographics and details of the kind of services they are most keen to use the technology for. More
Mobile Money Network, the joint venture established in November 2010 between Best Buy Europe, Monitise and Charles Dunstone, founder of Carphone Warehouse, has announced its mobile payments service is to be called Simply Tap... More
“By 2012, 80% of security guards in private security will be NFC-equipped,” says Michael Elliott of NFC-based remote worker management specialists Over-C, whose technology is already used by security staff at Marks & Spencer and at all London Overground stations. More
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