Snapper – 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, 20 Feb 2019 14:06:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Snapper – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Semble discontinues SIM-based NFC mobile wallet in New Zealand https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/07/15/346220/semble-discontinues-sim-based-nfc-mobile-wallet-in-new-zealand/ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:07:11 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=46220 Semble, the SIM-based NFC mobile wallet launched in New Zealand by two banks, three carriers and payments network Paymark, is to be discontinued, the mobile wallet company has confirmed. Semble says it now aims to "refocus the business to develop and build new services”.

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Semble adds Snapper public transport payments to mobile wallet https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/07/07/336462/semble-adds-snapper-public-transport-payments-to-mobile-wallet/ Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:43:20 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=36462 Users of New Zealand’s NFC mobile wallet Semble will be able to pay for public transport using the app through a partnership with prepaid transit card provider Snapper. The move follows Semble’s launch as a SIM-based payment solution available to nearly one million New Zealanders in March 2015. “Thousands of customers who are already using […]

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New Zealand NFC wallet venture Semble goes live https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/03/31/334786/new-zealand-nfc-wallet-venture-semble-goes-live/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/03/31/334786/new-zealand-nfc-wallet-venture-semble-goes-live/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:24:13 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=34786 Close to one million New Zealanders now have the ability to make NFC payments with the nationwide launch of Semble, a SIM-based mobile wallet introduced by two New Zealand banks, three carriers and payments network Paymark. Semble was created in April 2012 as TSM NZ and rebranded with a consumer-friendly name in October 2014. The […]

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Snapper adds parking to NFC transit card service https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/04/17/323555/snapper-adds-parking-to-nfc-transit-card-service/ Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:46:35 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=23555 Wellington City Council in New Zealand is trialling the use of Snapper transit cards, which are also available on NFC phones, to pay for car parking. Around 50 pay and display machines can now accept Snapper payments while a further 550 terminals will be fitted over the next six weeks, says transport portfolio leader Andy […]

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New Zealand gets first commercial NFC service https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/05/09/315588/new-zealand-gets-first-commercial-nfc-service/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/05/09/315588/new-zealand-gets-first-commercial-nfc-service/#comments Wed, 09 May 2012 10:56:58 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=15588 Mobile network operator 2degrees and prepaid card issuer Snapper have teamed up to enable commuters in the city of Wellington to pay for public transportation and purchases in local merchants with an LG Optimus Net NFC phone.

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2degrees to test NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/05/01/315437/2degrees-to-test-nfc/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/05/01/315437/2degrees-to-test-nfc/#comments Tue, 01 May 2012 12:16:40 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=15437 New Zealand carrier 2degrees is to announce an NFC transportation ticketing pilot in the city of Wellington this week, the Dominion Post reports. Commuters will be able to use their NFC phones to pay for bus fares, as an alternative to the existing Snapper contactless cards, says the report. It will be the second NFC ticketing pilot […]

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