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    Cypriot bank introduces NFC wristbands

    August 9th, 2016

    PARTNER NEWS: Customers of Cyprus’ Hellenic Bank can now make payments using PayBand, an NFC wristband provided by digital security giant Gemalto via its Optelio wearable range. “Gemalto has worked alongside its local partner Mellon Cyprus to provide Hellenic with an initial end-to-end solution for black silicone payment wristbands,” Gemalto says. “The solution features an embedded Visa applet and links seamlessly to the user’s Hellenic Bank debit or credit card account.”

    Gemalto pilots contactless wristbands for transport in China

    July 9th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Digital security company Gemalto is supplying wristbands carrying an embedded Optelio Contactless Minitag and a fitness tracker across the transportation network in Wuhan — one of the most populous cities in central China —  to… More

    Westpac NZ offers NFC stickers

    November 17th, 2014

    Westpac New Zealand is to offer customers contactless stickers they can attach to the back of their mobile phone to make NFC payments at more than 15,000 contactless POS terminals across the country. “The Optelio contactless sticker embeds a secure EMV microprocessor that will be linked to Westpac customers’ credit or debit cards,” supplier Gemalto says.

    CaixaBank rolls out contactless wristbands across Spain

    October 9th, 2014

    Spain’s CaixaBank is making contactless wristbands available to customers at all of its branches, enabling customers to make payments at any of the more than 300,000 contactless terminals in Spain by simply touching the band… More

    Banco Santander provides students with NFC microSDs

    March 31st, 2014

    A mobile campus card service that uses NFC built into microSD cards is now live at a “number of universities”, enabling students to use their mobile phone to make payments in canteens and to access buildings…. More

    Garanti to issue Gemalto NFC microSDs

    February 25th, 2014

    Turkey’s Garanti bank is to begin issuing NFC microSDs to its customers during the second half of 2014, using hardware and back office technology provided by Gemalto and a microSD payment infrastructure supplied by MasterCard…. More

    UniCredit to offer NFC stickers

    November 20th, 2013

    Russia’s UniCredit Bank is to offer customers contactless stickers that can be attached to their mobile phone to make payments. UniCredit is using Gemalto’s Optelio Contactless Stickers and, says the solution “offers a cost-effective option to deploy contactless payment services to our existing customers immediately, and will be a springboard for mobile NFC adoption in the longer term.”

    PrivatBank picks Gemalto for NFC payments in the Ukraine

    October 2nd, 2012

    The first commercial mobile payments deployment in the Ukraine will begin with contactless stickers and then be expanded to include NFC phones, says the country’s largest commercial bank. More

    UniCredit launches mobile contactless payments service in Slovakia

    July 11th, 2011

    The Slovak bank is providing customers with MasterCard-branded contactless stickers that can be attached to the back of their mobile phones and used to make payments at more than 3,000 contactless card acceptance points currently in place in Slovakia.  More