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    Canadian bank replaces NFC SIM-based service with HCE

    December 7th, 2016

    Canada’s Scotiabank has replaced the NFC SIM-based mobile payments service inside its My Mobile Wallet app with a host card emulation (HCE) based solution, the bank has confirmed to NFC World. “This enhancement to our… More

    Canadian NFC mobile wallet SureTap to close down

    July 15th, 2016

    The SIM-based NFC Canadian mobile wallet SureTap is to be discontinued in August 2016 due to “ongoing changes in the market”, the mobile wallet provider has announced. More

    Canadian pilot for NFC public transport solution

    December 8th, 2015

    Canadian NFC mobile wallet service Suretap and TSM provider EnStream have completed a proof of concept trial with public transport agency Société de transport de Montréal (STM) that enabled transit passengers to pay fares using their smartphone.  More

    Scotiabank expands availability of NFC mobile wallet service

    October 7th, 2015

    Canada’s Scotiabank has expanded the reach of its SIM-based NFC mobile wallet service to four additional mobile network operators by connecting to EnStream, the joint venture between carriers Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications that… More

    Canadian carriers sign up for independent Suretap platform

    June 23rd, 2015

    Canadian carrier Rogers has spun off its Suretap NFC mobile wallet service as a separate company, with the brand now operating independently and open to other carriers. Mobile network operators Bell, Telus, Koodo and Virgin… More

    Canadian carriers MTS and SaskTel launch NFC payments with TD Bank

    May 14th, 2015

    MTS and SaskTel have become the latest Canadian mobile network operators to launch NFC mobile payment services using EnStream, the joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications put in place to act as… More

    Desjardins launches NFC payments in Canada

    September 3rd, 2014

    An NFC mobile payments service is now available to customers of Quebec-based financial institution Desjardins Group. The Desjardins Mobile Payment service works with NFC phones provided by Bell Mobility, Rogers and Virgin Mobile with Telus… More

    CIBC expands NFC payments

    June 19th, 2014

    Customers of Canadian carrier Bell will be able to use CIBC bank’s mobile payment app to make NFC payments “in the coming weeks”. Launched in partnership with mobile network operator Rogers in November 2012, CIBC expanded availability of the service to include customers of carrier Telus in February 2014.

    BlackBerry wins NFC provisioning deal in Canada

    June 12th, 2014

    Enstream, the NFC platform provider set up by Canadian carriers Bell, Rogers and Telus, has selected BlackBerry to provide it with a secure platform that financial institutions will be able to use to provision payment… More

    TD Canada Trust launches NFC mobile payments with support from all three major carriers

    May 15th, 2014

    TD Canada Trust, the retail banking arm of the Toronto-Dominion Bank, has become the first in Canada to offer an NFC mobile payment solution that is supported by the country’s three major wireless networks: Bell,… More

    EnStream picks Bell ID TSM for NFC in Canada

    April 10th, 2014

    Canadian carrier-owned TSM provider EnStream is to use Bell ID’s Trusted Service Manager platform to provision and manage secure applications on consumers’ NFC devices. The joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications operates a… More

    Telus staff to get NFC access control

    February 11th, 2014

    Canadian carrier Telus is to provide its employees with the ability to access buildings, log on to company networks and securely share sensitive data using an NFC phone. Telus employees’ smartphones will be equipped with… More

    Telus launches NFC payments with CIBC

    February 4th, 2014

    Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its NFC payments service to customers of mobile network operator Telus. The service was originally launched in November 2012 in partnership with Rogers. The CIBC Mobile Payment App… More

    Telus prepares to launch NFC

    October 9th, 2013

    Canadian mobile network operator Telus is to begin making NFC SIMs available to subscribers on 10 October, according to an internal document seen by Mobile Syrup, marking the start of its NFC rollout. Subscribers will need a BlackBerry Bold 9900 or Samsung Galaxy S III to use the service at launch and will need to pay C$15 for an NFC SIM. “Additional details on eligible banks will be made available upon service launch,” the document says.

    Telus mobile payments coming “very soon”

    March 7th, 2013

    Future Telus smartphones will use Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM cards to securely store customer credentials, it was announced today. “Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM technologies comply with the most stringent global security requirements and they have… More

    SecureKey signs with Enstream to provide mobile credentials

    February 24th, 2013

    Customers of Canadian mobile operators Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus will be able to use NFC for secure authentication and identification after the EnStream mobile commerce joint venture signed a deal with credential issuer SecureKey. SecureKey recently… More

    RIM to manage Canadian NFC secure elements

    October 22nd, 2012

    The BlackBerry maker has been selected by Canadian carrier joint venture EnStream to handle secure credential management for SIMs used in both Android and Windows smartphones as well as its own BlackBerry NFC devices. More

    Enstream sells off Zoompass wallet

    October 17th, 2012

    Canadian mobile network operator-owned NFC provider Enstream has sold its Zoompass mobile payments service to Paymobile, a financial technology company that provides program management services for a range of open loop prepaid and virtual card… More

    45 mobile operators commit to NFC

    November 16th, 2011

    The mobile network operators have signed up to support and implement SIM-based NFC in a move the GSMA says will “promote the global interoperability of services and accelerate time-to-market”. More

    Rogers Wireless applies for Canadian banking license

    September 8th, 2011

    The mobile network operator says it doesn’t plan to become a bank but it is “actively looking at the mobile payment category” and has applied for the license in order to “pursue a niche credit card opportunity”. More

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