Swisscom – 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 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:05:44 +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 Swisscom – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Swiss consumers to get single digital ID https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/22/355671/swiss-consumers-get-single-digital-id/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:33:19 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55671 “Swiss consumers will be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on Tuesday by nine big companies. The aim is to let people use just one login profile to order in shops, buy train tickets or do banking transactions, according to the consortium… It includes […]

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Swisscom enables carrier billing for online purchases https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/03/17/343415/swisscom-enables-carrier-billing-for-online-purchases/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/03/17/343415/swisscom-enables-carrier-billing-for-online-purchases/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:18:33 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=43415 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. “With a simple API integration, retailers of physical goods will be able now to offer Swisscom Direct Carrier […]

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Swiss P2P payments service moves in-store with QR codes https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/03/03/342863/swiss-p2p-payments-service-moves-store-qr-codes/ Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:06:47 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=42863 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. The in-store functionality is being piloted with select merchants until the end of the month. SIX told NFC World in August 2015 that the in-store feature would be enabled […]

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SIX and Swisscom partner with banks for national mobile payments service https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/08/06/336965/six-and-swisscom-partner-with-banks-for-national-mobile-payments-service/ Thu, 06 Aug 2015 13:09:15 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=36965 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. […]

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Swisscom to launch NFC platform https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/06/25/329961/swisscom-launch-nfc-platform/ Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:18:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=29961 Mobile network operator Swisscom is to launch its Tapit NFC platform in July, Startwerk reports. The platform will support both mobile payments and ID services and is expected to also be used by Swiss carriers Orange and Sunrise.

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Swiss firms tie up for NFC ID https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/11/18/326897/swiss-firms-tie-nfc-id/ Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:02:20 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=26897 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. Swisscom’s Tapit NFC platform is to be launched in 2014, offering access to both payments and access […]

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Swisscom picks Trüb and Sequent for NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/09/11/325866/swisscom-picks-trub-sequent-nfc/ Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:07:27 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=25866 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. Multiple phone models and form factors are supported by the service, including embedded secure elements, NFC-enabled SIMs and microSD cards. “Using the […]

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Helixion launches NFC payments platform https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/04/10/323396/helixion-launches-nfc-payments-platform/ Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:26:19 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=23396 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. The platform, which is being used by Swiss mobile network operator Swisscom, is “the first to enable the creation of mobile payment applications that operate across any digital wallet, any […]

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Poken moves to Silicon Valley with $2m investment https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/03/16/314551/poken-moves-to-silicon-valley-with-2m-dollar-investment/ Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:21:54 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=14551 NFC gadget and marketing platform provider Poken has announced a US$2M investment round led by Swisscom Ventures and Credit Suisse. The company provides a platform that organisations can use to enable customers to connect online with people they meet in the real world, receive and share offers and rewards, and collect information from tags and smart […]

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Swisscom prepaid customers top up at in-store NFC kiosks https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/04/08/36941/swisscom-prepaid-customers-top-up-at-in-store-nfc-kiosks/ Fri, 08 Apr 2011 15:50:32 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=6941 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. The NFC feature of the kiosk allows customers to top up NFC phones and standard phones equipped with an RFID sticker without first having to enter their phone number. A […]

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