Three – 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, 24 Apr 2019 16:14:04 +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 Three – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Three launches NFC mobile payments in Austria https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/11/24/340019/three-launches-nfc-mobile-payments-in-austria/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:56:54 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=40019 Mobile network operator Three has launched a SIM-based NFC mobile payments service in Austria. “For this new service, a virtual debit card with contactless payment function based on MasterCard PayPass is being stored on the Android smartphone’s NFC SIM card,” the carrier says. “Three customers can test 3Geldbörse for two months for free. After two […]

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Danish carriers abandon mobile payments ambitions https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/11/27/332970/danish-carriers-abandon-mobile-payments-ambitions/ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:52:24 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=32970 Paii, the mobile payments joint venture created by Danish mobile network operators TDC, Telenor, Telia and 3, has been sold to Swipp, a mobile payments service owned by a consortium of more than 60 banks, after Paii came to the conclusion that the telcos are not as well placed as banks to take the platform […]

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Citibank and 3 launch NFC mobile wallet in Hong Kong https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/11/01/326652/citibank-3-launch-nfc-mobile-wallet-hong-kong/ Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:54:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=26652 Mobile network operator 3 Hong Kong and Citibank Hong Kong have launched the 3 Citi Wallet, an NFC mobile wallet solution for customers of the carrier who also have a Citibank Visa credit card. From this month customers will be able to make mobile payments at 9,000 Visa Paywave terminals in more than 3,400 merchants […]

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Austrian companies plan national NFC wallet standard https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/09/18/325959/austrian-companies-plan-national-nfc-wallet-standard/ Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:47:50 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=25959 A group of financial, technology and telecoms companies have formed Mobile Wallet Initiative Austria, a new organisation that aims to create an open nationwide standard for NFC mobile wallets. A commercial launch is scheduled for 2014. Members of the new initiative include Austria Card, Card Complete, Drei (Three), Erste Bank und Sparkassen, First Data Austria, […]

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Asian mobile alliance promotes NFC with poster campaign https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/06/03/324343/asian-mobile-alliance-promotes-nfc-with-poster-campaign/ Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:34:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=24343 The Conexus Mobile Alliance, a regional grouping of mobile network operators, is promoting NFC throughout Asia with a “Tap and Get” smart poster campaign. Tap and Get rewards customers of Korean carrier KT or Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with the chance to win travel packages by simply tapping NFC posters on display at international airports […]

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Three runs NFC ad campaign on Stockholm subway https://www.nfcworld.com/2013/04/08/323341/three-runs-nfc-ad-campaign-on-stockholm-subway/ Mon, 08 Apr 2013 09:41:10 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=23341 “We are still in the early days of NFC in Sweden and we are far from mass market when it comes to smartphone penetration,” technology provider Tapit's Niklas Bakos told NFC World. “Yet, we are already seeing as much NFC tags as QR codes being used in our recent campaigns. Just imagine when the penetration of smartphones increases in Sweden; the potential for NFC is huge.”

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Danish telco payments venture maps out path to NFC https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/11/19/321218/danish-telco-payments-venture-maps-out-path-to-nfc/ Mon, 19 Nov 2012 19:10:37 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=21218 Denmark's four mobile network operators have formed a joint venture company to introduce mobile payments and a three phase rollout programme that will "eventually" evolve to include support for NFC.

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EU set to approve Project Oscar UK NFC venture https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/07/09/316749/eu-set-to-approve-project-oscar-uk-nfc-venture/ Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:56:16 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=16749 The European Commission is set to green light the creation of a joint venture company to bring NFC to market in the UK, according to the Financial Times. Project Oscar, first announced in June 2011 and originally due to go live by the end of that year, is a partnership between Telefónica UK, Vodafone UK […]

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Swedish carriers launch mobile wallet service https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/06/29/316587/swedish-carriers-launch-mobile-wallet-service/ Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:42:51 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=16587 WyWallet offers 97% of Swedish mobile phone users the ability to make funds transfers, online and SMS payments today and will include support for NFC payments from 2013.

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European regulators put brakes on UK NFC joint venture https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/04/16/315089/european-commission-puts-brakes-on-uk-nfc-joint-venture/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/04/16/315089/european-commission-puts-brakes-on-uk-nfc-joint-venture/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2012 10:15:44 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=15089 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into the planned NFC joint venture between Everything Everywhere, Telefónica and Vodafone UK which will delay launch until after the London Olympics and casts doubts over the timetable for the introduction of similar projects in a number of other European countries.

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