News about Strasbourg.
March 31st, 2014
French banking group BNP Paribas’ Kix NFC payments service is now available to customers across France, following its introduction in the city of Strasbourg in January 2013. The service is available on 25 Android NFC…
February 13th, 2014
Orange Cash, the prepaid NFC payments service announced by Orange and Visa in November 2013, is now live in the French cities of Strasbourg and Caen. The launch is being supported with a credit of…
November 7th, 2013
Mobile network operator Orange is to roll out a national NFC payments service in France next year under the Orange Cash brand name, enabling NFC phone owners to use a prepaid card stored on their…
October 8th, 2013
French banking group Société Générale is to introduce an NFC payments service in the city of Strasbourg this autumn. Customers wishing to use the service will be able to apply to the bank, either online…
July 17th, 2013
French banking group Société Générale is now offering an NFC payments service to customers in the city of Strasbourg and plans to roll out the service nationwide, using a TSM platform provided by Oberthur Technologies….
July 5th, 2013
Transit operator CTS has announced the launch of an NFC mobile ticketing service on public transport in the French city of Strasbourg, in partnership with mobile network operators Orange, Bouygues Telecom, SFR and NRJ Mobile….
April 23rd, 2013
Public transportation users in the French city of Strasbourg are being invited by local transit operator CTS to take part in an NFC ticketing pilot. The trial will begin in June 2013.
April 12th, 2012
A public information service accessed via NFC tags and QR codes is now available in Strasbourg, France. Strasplus “four leaf clover” stickers in civic buildings, in car parks and at transit stops provide smartphone users with links to real time and location-based transportation and “what’s on” information across the city.
January 23rd, 2012
French banking group BNP Paribas is expanding availability of its Kix NFC mobile payment application to Strasbourg. The bank, which worked with Orange on the Cityzi NFC trial in Nice, introduced the Android app in 2011. Users can make purchases of up to €20 without a PIN, and for larger amounts which require PIN entry this can be done on the handset before getting to the point of sale — for example, while waiting in line to be served.
January 3rd, 2012
The funding will be used to build out an NFC transport ticketing infrastructure in Paris and other major French cities as national NFC standards are finalised and carriers prepare to rollout NFC payments services across France this year.
November 28th, 2011
The new BNP Paribas Mobile service combines a mobile network subscription, a range of innovative mobile banking products plus a choice of phones — including three with NFC — and is being promoted to customers via the bank’s network of branches across France.
September 12th, 2011
The Cityzi NFC mobile payments service will go live in the city of Strasbourg on 17 October.
June 28th, 2011
BPCE, France’s second largest banking group and owner of both Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, is teaming up with Visa to conduct a pilot test of NFC MicroSD cards in the cities of Nice and Strasbourg…
June 6th, 2011
Technical specifications have been finalised, the French government is providing €20m to promote the adoption of NFC services and four mobile network operators and four banks have announced they will deploy NFC services nationally in the spring of 2012.