Moscow Metro – 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 Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:54:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Moscow Metro – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Moscow Metro adds loyalty program to Troika transit ticketing card https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/04/357491/moscow-metro-adds-loyalty-program-to-troika-transit-ticketing-card/ Wed, 04 Jul 2018 12:57:18 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57491 Public transport users in Moscow can now earn loyalty rewards as they travel and transact around the Russian capital. Billed as “the largest loyalty program in Moscow,” the City scheme encompasses over 5,000 retail outlets and is available to more than nine million Troika transit card cardholders. After downloading the City mobile app and registering […]

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Moscow Metro to offer contactless payment rings to commuters https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/10/04/354960/moscow-metro-offer-contactless-payment-rings-commuters/ Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:35:37 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54960 “The gadget will allow commuters to pay their fare anywhere that accepts the Troika transport card. The pass gives commuters access to Moscow’s bus, train and metro systems and is currently used by an estimated 10.5 million people… The payment rings will go on sale at the Moscow metro’s two souvenir shops and kiosks at […]

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Moscow Metro cuts ticket price for Apple Pay users https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/01/05/349283/moscow-metro-cuts-ticket-price-apple-pay-users/ Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:58:50 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=49283 Commuters paying with Apple Pay or a contactless bank card across the Moscow metro are receiving a 20% discount off the ticketing price, Russian publication Appsad reports. Apple Pay was introduced on the Moscow Central Ring rail line in December 2016, and passengers were given free travel every Monday throughout the month when choosing to […]

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Russian commuters get NFC mobile ticketing in Moscow https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/09/11/337722/russian-commuters-get-nfc-mobile-ticketing-in-moscow/ Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:45:37 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=37722 Subscribers to Russian mobile network operators MegaFon, Beeline and MTS can now pay for travel on public transport in Moscow using their NFC smartphone. The project has been implemented by the Moscow Department of Transport, Moscow Metro and MegaLabs, a subsidiary of MegaFon. “The Mobile Ticket service makes it possible to pay for journeys from […]

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Electronics retailer opens NFC and QR shopping walls in Russian subway https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/09/03/325672/electronics-retailer-opens-nfc-qr-shopping-walls-russian-subway/ Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:44:40 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=25672 Electronics retailer Media Markt has begun testing ‘shopping walls’ at a Moscow subway station, in partnership with the Moscow Department of Transportation. The concept makes use of both NFC and QR codes and will run until November.

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Moscow subway to get NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/07/05/324908/moscow-subway-to-get-nfc/ Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:36:55 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24908 Moscow’s Department of Transportation is planning to install NFC subway turnstiles for mobile payments later this year, according to Tass Telecom. A pilot will start in September and the project involves 32 partners, including mobile network operators, banks and payment systems, says Tass.

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MegaFon subscribers to use NFC stickers on St Petersburg subway https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/11/29/35289/megafon-subscribers-to-use-nfc-stickers-on-st-petersburg-subway/ Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:20:03 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=5289 Russian mobile network operator MegaFon has announced it is to issue NFC-compatible contactless stickers that subscribers will be able to use to pay for St Petersburg Metro tickets, the St Petersburg Times reports: The project is based on NFC (Near Field Communication) technology that enables the exchange of data between devices over a small distance. […]

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Moscow Metro and MTS to launch NFC ticketing service in Q4 2010 https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/06/23/34014/moscow-metro-and-mts-to-launch-nfc-ticketing-service-in-q4-2010/ Wed, 23 Jun 2010 11:59:28 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=4014 MTS subscribers will be able to visit special kiosks at Moscow Metro stations to equip their phones with a SIM+antenna solution that enables them to charge their travel costs to their mobile phone bill.

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Sberbank to run NFC payments and ticketing trial in Moscow https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/06/02/33791/sberbank-to-run-nfc-payments-and-ticketing-trial-in-moscow/ Wed, 02 Jun 2010 10:29:25 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=3791 Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, is planning to run an NFC trial in Moscow later this year, Russian business publication Kommersant reports. Both the Russian national railway operator RZD and the Moscow Metro have expressed interest in participating in the trial and Sberbank also expects a number of retailers to take part in the project. Sberbank plans to issue […]

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