News about Rome.
July 18th, 2014
PosteMobile, the mobile network provider owned by the Italian postal service, has signed an MVNO agreement with carrier Wind that will see the company extending NFC payments capabilities to all its three million customers. PosteMobile customers in Rome, Turin and Milan have been able to make NFC payments since 2013.
June 24th, 2013
Poste Italiane’s NFC payments service has been rolled out to the cities of Rome and Turin, following its launch in Milan last December. The service is now set to expand across the rest of Italy…
March 19th, 2013
Telecom Italia has launched a new initiative, in collaboration with Unicoop Tirreno, allowing employees to order grocery deliveries at work using NFC smart posters placed around their offices. Staff need to register online with the…
October 24th, 2012
Italian bank BNL, part of the BNP Paribas group, has begun an NFC payments pilot in Rome. 150 participants are being issued with Samsung Galaxy S III phones which hold a BNL MasterCard. The trial will run until March 2013 and a commercial launch is planned for 2014.
March 23rd, 2012
Italian mobile network operator Wind has begun an internal NFC pilot, in collaboration with Samsung. Wind employees taking part in the trial are being equipped with a Samsung Galaxy S II NFC phone they can use to…