Telefonica Espana – 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 Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:20:30 +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 Telefonica Espana – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 MWC delegates to pay with NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/02/18/322363/mwc-delegates-to-pay-with-nfc/ Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:38:43 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=22363 3,500 delegates attending this year's Mobile World Congress will be offered a Sony NFC phone they can use to make payments across the Fira Gran Via venue, at 16,000 Barcelona merchants and in 700 taxis equipped to accept NFC payments.

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Telefónica launches NFC transit trial in Spain https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/10/10/318342/telefonica-launches-nfc-transit-trial-in-spain/ Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:32:12 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=18342 The mobile network operator has partnered with CTA, the public transportation operator for Spain's Asturias region, to pilot test a service that allows customers to charge transit ticket purchases to their mobile phone bill.

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FC Barcelona to test NFC at Camp Nou https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/07/11/38495/fc-barcelona-to-test-nfc-at-camp-nou/ Mon, 11 Jul 2011 16:25:40 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=8495 Spanish soccer giant FC Barcelona has signed an agreement with the R&D arm of mobile network Telefónica that will see the club’s Camp Nou stadium being the first to test a wide range of leading edge mobile communications technologies. NFC will be amongst the new technologies to be tested, SportsPro reports: “Using mobile phones equipped […]

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Spain’s leading mobile operators sign NFC collaboration deal https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/03/16/36473/spain-mobile-operators-sign-nfc-collaboration-deal/ Wed, 16 Mar 2011 12:06:47 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=6473 Orange, Telefónica Movistar and Vodafone are to work together to "achieve maximum compatibility and uniformity in both the customer experience and the technology used in order to simplify the adoption of NFC services by customers, other companies and technology providers."

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Sitges trial results: Consumers pay more often and spend more with NFC phones than with cards https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/01/07/35576/sitges-trial-results-consumers-pay-more-often-and-spend-more-with-nfc-phones-than-with-cards/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/01/07/35576/sitges-trial-results-consumers-pay-more-often-and-spend-more-with-nfc-phones-than-with-cards/#comments Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:00:14 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=5576 Telefónica, la Caixa and Visa's NFC payments trial in the Spanish resort of Sitges has seen significant increases in both transaction frequencies and purchase values but, the partners say, a mass deployment of NFC services is still three to five years away.

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La Caixa reports first results from Sitges NFC trial https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/07/14/34109/la-caixa-reports-first-results-from-sitges-nfc-trial/ Wed, 14 Jul 2010 08:32:57 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=4109 The first results of the NFC payments trial taking place in Sitges, Spain show that 60% of the participants have so far used their phone to make a payment, Benjamí Puigdevall, CEO of e-La Caixa, has told Spanish financial publication CincoDias. The Mobile Shopping Sitges 2010 trial began on 27 May. It is led by […]

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Telefónica Movistar, La Caixa and Visa begin pre-commercial NFC pilot in Spanish resort of Sitges https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/05/28/33776/telefonica-movistar-la-caixa-and-visa-begin-pre-commercial-nfc-pilot-in-spanish-resort-of-sitges/ Fri, 28 May 2010 12:50:31 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=3776 1,500 customers of Telefónica and La Caixa have been issued with Samsung S5230 NFC phones which they can use to make debit and credit card payments in taxis, sports centres, at market stalls and in retail stores.

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Telefónica O2 launches its first commercial NFC service — and sets out strategy for future deployments https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/05/27/33754/telefonica-o2-launches-first-commercial-nfc-service-and-sets-out-strategy-for-future-deployments/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/05/27/33754/telefonica-o2-launches-first-commercial-nfc-service-and-sets-out-strategy-for-future-deployments/#comments Thu, 27 May 2010 11:26:48 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=3754 The mobile network operator is starting small with a limited rollout in the Czech city of Pilsen but a business strategy is now in place and commercial launches in the UK and Spain could be next.

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NFC bus ticketing trial to take place in Madrid https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/02/12/32732/nfc-bus-ticketing-trial-to-take-place-in-madrid/ Fri, 12 Feb 2010 16:33:35 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=2732 An NFC bus ticketing pilot is to be run in Madrid, Spain by Bankinter and Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (EMT), beginning in mid-2010. In the trial, the participants’ NFC phones will act as payments cards that can be reloaded over-the-air or via the internet. The trial will use a Trusted Service Manager (TSM) […]

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Telefonica announces NFC trial in Sitges, Spain https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/02/11/32661/telefonica-announces-nfc-trial-in-sitges-spain/ Thu, 11 Feb 2010 12:01:54 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=2661 Telefonica has announced this morning that it is to run an NFC trial in the Spanish resort of Sitges, in conjunction with Visa and La Caixa bank (see a photo from the press conference here). The phones will be supplied by Samsung, which is expected to officially launch its new NFC handset at the Mobile […]

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