US bank tests NFC Wave add-on

“One of the largest financial institutions in North America” is conducting an NFC mobile payments pilot that uses the Wave NFC device developed by On Track Innovations (OTI) in combination with provisioning and mobile wallet technology provided by ABnote... More

Jetco picks Gemalto for NFC payments

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Hong Kong’s Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited — Jetco — is to use Gemalto’s LinqUs trusted service management platform for the NFC payments service it is to offer consumers via its 30 member banks... More

Deutsche Telekom details T-Mobile NFC rollout plans

Deutsche Telekom's Thomas Kiessling

NFC services will begin in Germany and Poland in 2011 and in the US, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic in 2012. In Germany, the operator looks set to offer its own payments service but in other countries it will partner with other operators or with banks, depending on market conditions. More

Samsung unveils second NFC phone: The Samsung Wave 578

Samsung has announced a second mobile phone equipped with near field communication functionality at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The Samsung Wave 578 runs on the handset maker’s own Bada smartphone platform, for which the company announced NFC support in January, and features a 3.2-inch screen and 3.2 megapixel camera... More

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