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    NFC Payments Europe

    News about NFC Payments Europe.

    Deutsche Telekom awards custom NFC SIM development contract

    June 29th, 2011

    The planned international rollout of NFC services to Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile and Era mobile networks will use bespoke NFC SIMs developed by Giesecke & Devrient. The new SIMs will be “functionally expanded” and “go beyond the standardised NFC functions”. More

    Barclaycard sets out plans for NFC

    June 15th, 2011

    The Quick Tap mobile payments service launched by Barclaycard and Orange last month is just the start of the partners’ NFC plans, says the card issuer’s head of digital payments. “We have a long and deep roadmap of people we want to work with.” More

    Google Wallet “is one of the biggest investments we’ve made at Google for a very long time”

    June 13th, 2011

    “Larry and Eric personally convinced me” to make the move to Google, Osama Bedier, the company’s VP of payments, has told NFC World as he set out Google’s commitment to building an NFC platform that is open to all — and revealed that Google Wallet will eventually be able to hold keys, ID credentials and driving licenses. More