SingTel – 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 SingTel – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Singtel adds Apple Pay to Dash mobile wallet https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358743/singtel-adds-apple-pay-to-dash-mobile-wallet/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:49:33 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58743 “Singtel is expanding the payment capabilities of its all-in-one mobile payments app, Dash, to include international mobile payments. Dash customers are now able to use their Visa Virtual Account on the Dash app at millions of online retailers worldwide and merchant points that accept Visa contactless payments. In addition, customers can also use Dash on […]

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Asian carriers begin rollout of cross-border mobile payments service https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/03/358238/asian-carriers-begin-rollout-of-cross-border-mobile-payments-service/ Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:12:42 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58238 “The Via alliance is the first initiative of its kind to connect both telco and non-telco mobile wallets across borders to create a region-wide payment network that will enable consumers to use their local mobile wallets when travelling. The Singtel Group will progressively expand this alliance to include other regional associates Airtel in India, Globe […]

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Singapore begins rollout of QR code that works with multiple mobile payment schemes https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/09/19/358053/singapore-begins-rollout-of-qr-code-that-works-with-multiple-mobile-payment-schemes/ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:48:45 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58053 “The first of its kind globally, SGQR combines multiple payment QR codes into a single SGQR label, making QR code-based mobile payments simple for both consumers and merchants. SGQR will be adopted by 27 payment schemes including PayNow, NETS, GrabPay, Liquid Pay and Singtel Dash, and will be deployed progressively over the next six months.”

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Carriers in Singapore, India, Thailand and the Philippines to link their mobile wallet services https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/03/20/356714/carriers-in-singapore-india-thailand-and-the-philippines-to-link-their-mobile-wallet-services/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:22:00 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56714 “The Singtel Group plans to roll out mobile wallet interoperability across its network of regional associates in Asia by mid-2018… Mobile wallet customers of Singtel and the group’s various associate telcos would then be able to make cashless payments in their home currency, using their home telco’s app, at physical merchants while abroad… Singtel’s goal […]

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Issuers to adopt common QR code for payments in Singapore from 2018 https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/20/355643/common-qr-code-payments-singapore-from-2018/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:42:04 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55643 “A common Singapore Quick Response Code (SG QR) will be rolled out and adopted by payment service providers in Singapore next year, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Monday… Payment services providers in Singapore have also committed to update their mobile payment apps for consumers to read the SG QR. The newly announced […]

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Australian banks brand non-NFC alternatives to Apple Pay ‘unrealistic’ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/03/15/350967/australian-banks-brand-non-nfc-alternatives-to-apple-pay-unrealistic/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/03/15/350967/australian-banks-brand-non-nfc-alternatives-to-apple-pay-unrealistic/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:50:38 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=50967 Relying on Android or alternatives to NFC for successful mobile payment services in a country with one of the world’s largest iPhone market shares and high contactless card use is “unrealistic”, the group of Australian banks seeking access to the iPhone’s NFC functionality say in their latest submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission […]

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Samsung Pay adds Singapore transport payments with EZ-Link https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/25/348712/samsung-pay-adds-singapore-transport-payments-ez-link/ Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:10:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48712 Samsung Pay users in Singapore can add their EZ-Link NFC SIM cards to compatible Samsung devices and pay for public transport as well as retail purchases, in the same way as they would using their plastic EZ-Link contactless transit card. “Consumers can now use selected Samsung devices the same way an EZ-Link card is used […]

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Samsung Pay to begin rolling out across Singapore in June https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/06/10/345436/samsung-pay-to-begin-rolling-out-across-singapore-in-june/ Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:04:25 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=45436 Samsung Pay is to begin rolling out across Singapore on June 16, making it the first country in Southeast Asia to get the mobile payment service. It will launch with support from American Express, MasterCard and Visa and major banks.

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Singtel Dash mobile payments service adds NFC transit https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/10/344636/singtel-dash-mobile-payments-service-adds-nfc-transit/ Tue, 10 May 2016 15:11:06 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=44636 Singapore mobile network operator Singtel has made NFC transport payments and top-ups available through its Singtel Dash mobile payments platform. Deals and rewards have also been added as well as overseas money transfers.

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Singapore carriers to use Gemalto NFC SIMs for transit ticketing rollout https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/04/04/343817/singapore-carriers-use-gemalto-nfc-sims-transit-ticketing-rollout/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/04/04/343817/singapore-carriers-use-gemalto-nfc-sims-transit-ticketing-rollout/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 10:46:47 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=43817 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 to pay for public transportation and for purchases at some 30,000 local retail outlets. The new service, which was announced […]

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