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    Rogers to offer Suretap open mobile wallet in Canada

    November 7th, 2013

    Canadian carrier Rogers is to make an open NFC mobile wallet available to its customers “in the coming weeks.” The new Suretap Wallet, which is separate from the Suretap payments service launched last November in partnership… More

    Rogers and CIBC switch on NFC payments in Canada

    November 4th, 2012

    Canadian athlete Simon Whitfield has completed Canada’s first NFC transaction, at a Tim Hortons coffee shop, and customers of the bank and mobile network operator can now order an NFC-enabled Rogers SIM ahead of the full commercial launch of the new mobile payments service on 16 November. More

    Rogers picks Gemalto for NFC in Canada

    October 10th, 2012

    Rogers Communications has selected Gemalto to supply it with NFC-enabled SIMs for its forthcoming NFC payments deployment. Rogers’ NFC platform is currently undergoing pilot testing and is due to launch before the end of this… More

    Canadian carriers to launch NFC payments ‘within six months’

    April 25th, 2012

    Negotiations between Canada’s telecoms companies and banks are in the final stages and mobile network operator Rogers Communications expects to launch a mobile wallet service within six months, Reuters reports. “In Canada, we are more ready… More

    Rogers Wireless aims to be NFC ‘middleman’

    March 28th, 2011

    Canadian mobile network operator Rogers Wireless has said it aims to become a ‘middleman’ for NFC mobile payments systems, Canoe reports. David Robinson, Rogers Wireless’ vice president of new business planning, said the firm plans to operate… More