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    UniCredit pilots multi-application NFC wallet

    March 8th, 2013

    UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, a division of Italy-based financial institution UniCredit Group, is testing a multi-application mobile wallet solution that works on both Android and BlackBerry NFC phones.. Sixty employees taking part in the pilot are… More

    China Mobile details NFC launch plans

    October 31st, 2012

    The world’s largest mobile network operator is to begin its mobile payments rollout in February 2013 and will stock a range of NFC phones supplied by eight handset manufacturers. More

    Citi proposes ‘hybrid model’ for mobile payments

    June 30th, 2011

    Banks and mobile network operators should work together on a mobile payments business model that plays to both their strengths, says Citi’s Dickson Chu. More

    SK Telecom to open NFC Zone in Seoul

    June 30th, 2011

    Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom is to open an ‘NFC Zone’ in Seoul, the company’s head of global partnerships has told delegates attending the GSMA’s Mobile Money Summit in Singapore. The NFC Zone will… More

    NFC could reduce banks and mobile operators to low value ‘bit pipes’, warns KPN

    June 28th, 2011

    “We need to own the market space and prevent market differentiation before any other party enters the market with enough money,” says Peter Van Leeuwen of KPN, a partner in the Dutch NFC joint venture that includes both banks and mobile operators. More

    Orange to introduce first international NFC payments service

    June 28th, 2011

    From this summer, subscribers to the UK’s Quick Tap NFC service will be able to use their phones to make payments in Nice, home of the French Cityzi NFC service. More

    Telefónica O2 launches its first commercial NFC service — and sets out strategy for future deployments

    May 27th, 2010

    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. More