News stories featuring Maxis:
July 18th, 2012
Malaysian transit card issuer Touch ‘n Go will begin pilot testing an NFC payments service in collaboration with mobile network operator Maxis and CIMB Bank in the next two months, news agency Bernama reports. “After six months we will offer the service with other telecommunication companies too,” says CEO Abdul Karim Md Lassim. Touch ‘n Go has invested MYR 500,000 (US$158,000) in the project to date.
March 26th, 2012
Malaysian mobile network operator Maxis is to enable iPhone users to take part in its FastTap NFC payments service “soon”, using an add-on NFC case. Maxis FastTap, launched in April 2009, was the world’s first commercial…
November 16th, 2011
The mobile network operators have signed up to support and implement SIM-based NFC in a move the GSMA says will “promote the global interoperability of services and accelerate time-to-market”.
July 29th, 2009
Including sticker-based and other non-NFC Forum standard systems, we’ve identified 41 NFC trials and commercial launches in our research for the Asia-Pacific section of The NFC Report, the new research report being written by Near Field Communications World’s editor, Sarah Clark.
April 27th, 2009
The new Maxis FastTap service lets customers use Nokia NFC phones to make Visa PayWave contactless transactions and pay for tolls, transit, parking and theme park charges.
November 19th, 2008
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.
November 4th, 2008
After a successful trial involving NFC-based retail and transit payments, Malaysia’s Maxis Communications and Maybank are reported to be planning a commercial launch in January 2009
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