Customers of Swiss mobile network operator Swisscom can now pay for goods online by charging the cost to their phone bill through a partnership between the carrier and Docomo Digital, a division of Japanese carrier NTT Docomo... More
Shoppers in Switzerland can now make in-store mobile payments using Paymit, the P2P transfer service established by the country’s financial infrastructure operator SIX and telecommunications provider Swisscom... More
Switzerland’s financial infrastructure operator SIX and telecommunications provider Swisscom have partnered with a number of banks in the country to establish a nationwide mobile payments service that would enable consumers to make in-store mobile payments at retail locations using either NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or a combination of both, SIX has told NFC World... More
Mobile network operator Swisscom is to launch its Tapit NFC platform in July, Startwerk reports... More
Mobile network operator Swisscom, ID company Legic Identsystems and security specialist Kaba are working together to create an NFC ecosystem that will allow businesses across Switzerland to easily integrate NFC-based access control and time and attendance recording services... More
Mobile network operator Swisscom is to use technology developed by Sequent Software and delivered by Trüb to enable bank card issuers and other service providers to provision cards over-the-air to subscribers’ NFC phones... More
NFC payments specialist Helixion has launched Lok-MPL, a new mobile payments platform which the company says already has the backing of 12 major European banks... More
NFC gadget and marketing platform provider Poken has announced a US$2M investment round led by Swisscom Ventures and Credit Suisse... More
Mobile software provider Sicap and Switzerland’s leading telecoms provider Swisscom have launched a contactless in-store kiosk that allows prepaid subscribers to top up their phones... More
More than 90% of the participants in a small scale Swiss trial say they will use NFC when it becomes commercially available. More
Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom have formed a working group, open to all, with the aim of developing a standardised, national NFC platform from early 2010. More
The mobile industry association has finalised its device requirements for NFC handsets and called on manufacturers to put phones incorporating the Single Wire Protocol interface into consumers’ hands by the middle of next year. More
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