The Qatar-based bank is motivating customers to take up its new ‘Tap and Pay’ service by offering to refund the cost of their first NFC transaction, up to the country’s contactless payment limit of QR100. More
The bank and mobile network operator have partnered for the launch of the country’s first NFC payments service, using BlackBerry NFC phones as well as NFC stickers. More
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”. More
The GSMA has issued a statement outlining a commitment by leading global mobile network operators — many of whom have not previously been involved in NFC — to launch commercial services in 2012. “The operator community is focused on driving the standardised deployment of mobile NFC, using the SIM as the secure element to provide authentication, security and portability,” says the announcement. More
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