News stories featuring SK C&C:
December 19th, 2014
Cloud-based mobile payments platform provider Mozido has acquired the majority ownership of mobile commerce specialist CorFire, previously wholly-owned by South Korean IT services provider SK C&C. “By adding [Corfire’s] strength in NFC-enabled mobile wallets to Mozido’s extensive mobile financial services and retail marketing capabilities, we can now give merchants around the world access to a powerful mobile ecosystem,” says Mozido’s Michael Liberty.
October 23rd, 2013
Korea’s SK C&C has shipped its six millionth NFC SIM card and is now to make the product available in the US. “Since 2011, SK C&C has been shipping NFC SIMs customized to carrier requirements” says SK C&C USA’s Jean-Louis Carrara.
February 27th, 2013
POS maker VeriFone and Korea-based IT company SK C&C have announced they are working together to deploy mobile wallet solutions for “several large mobile network operators”. “Our partnership with VeriFone will enable MNOs to rapidly and easily…
October 30th, 2012
“The consumer benefits of contactless payments are obvious,” says Christian Wirtz, m-commerce director for Vodafone Group. “The potential of mobile to transform existing industries — such as financial services, retail and transport — is enormous.”
December 2nd, 2011
Inside Secure and CorFire, the US arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, are working together to make sure that the French chip maker’s NFC controllers, secure elements and Open NFC protocol stack are fully interoperable with CorFire’s CorTSM trusted service management platform. CorFire technology is used by First Data to manage Google Wallet applications.
June 22nd, 2011
CorFire, the American arm of Korean NFC specialist SK C&C, and US prepaid card provider InComm are working together on a mobile payments and offers service that would compete with Isis and Google Wallet, Bloomberg reports: The partners’ technology will…
May 23rd, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Twitter and Docomo add ‘touch and follow’ • Doubletwist shares songs with NFC • Airtag offers P2P loyalty • Lifera and Taztag tie up • Lockitron opens doors with NFC • DPT unveils NFC-enabled car park pay machine • SK C&C USA rebrands as CorFire • Bayer puts antennas into decorative films • Mobey Forum expands • and much more…
April 7th, 2011
The payments processing giant and NFC TSM specialist SK C&C say their service has been released in time to coincide with a ‘tipping point’ for NFC.
March 31st, 2011
The internet giant is one of 32 new members of the NFC standards organisation. Other well known names to join the association include car maker Daimler and electronics giant Hitachi.
November 1st, 2010
SK C&C USA, the US arm of Korean mobile commerce specialist SK C&C has joined international smart card and NFC specifications body GlobalPlatform. SK C&C is part of the US$85bn SK Group, the South Korean…
October 4th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond, featuring wrist-based NFC • Polish trial declared a success • NFC Forum meeting for developers • Opening doors at a Bahamas hotel • Clinton adviser visits Swedish NFC firm • SK C&C hires five senior staff • and more…
September 17th, 2010
The payments processing giant has signed a deal with Korea’s SK C&C, responsible for the technology behind SK Telecom’s mobile contactless payments service, and will begin offering a turnkey NFC payments service to US banks from the first quarter of 2011.
September 24th, 2009
I’ve had my eyes firmly fixed on the Far East for the last few weeks, in a bid to understand the technologies and business drivers behind a range of non-NFC standard mobile contactless payments systems that are successfully serving millions of people in Korea, Japan and, on a smaller scale, elsewhere.
November 17th, 2008
Anyone who expected to visit Cartes 2008 and find just the odd NFC application hidden somewhere round the back of a small stand lost in the outer reaches of the exhibition hall was in for quite a surprise — Near Field Communications World spotted forty companies talking NFC at this year’s event…
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