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Rogers launches suretap wallet app to allow smartphone customers to make purchases

Rogers launches suretap wallet app to allow smartphone customers to make purchases...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas, Rogers

Broadcom on NFC adoption and its role in the Indian market

We interview Mr. Ravi Manik, Director, Corporate Business Development at Broadcom, to get his views on what is the future on NFC and it's importance in the Indian context as per Broadcom....

NFC, APAC, Broadcom

Mashreq revolutionizes and simplifies mobile payments with Tap n Go

Continuing its innovation stride and complementing the Bank’s many technology-led achievements, UAE’s leading financial institution Mashreq pioneers another UAE first with the launch of Tap n Go....

NFC, Mobile Payments, APAC, Mashreq, Tap n Go

NFC at heart of Brazilian mobile payments project

Brazilian mobile operator Claro is planning to roll out NFC mobile payments across Brazil by summer 2014, through a partnership with banking group Bradesco and SIM card provider Giesecke & Devrient....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas

NFC at heart of Brazilian bank’s mobile payments plans

Brazilian banking group Bradesco is planning to roll out NFC mobile payments across Brazil by summer 2014, through a partnership with mobile operator Claro and technology provider Giesecke & Devrient....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas, Mobile Banks

NFC yet to secure its role in securing mobile payments

Novel approaches, such as Host Card Emulation (HCE) and potential threats such as the emergence of Bluetooth Low Energy – another technology standard for exchanging data wirelessly over very short distances – have brought into sharp focus the disappointing pace of development of mobile Near Field Communications (NFC), notably for financial transactions....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global

Safaricom to add NFC payment option to M-Pesa

A new report has revealed that Safaricom is reportedly seeking to add NFC payment capabilities to its money transfer service, M-Pesa....

Mobile Money Transfer, NFC, APAC, Safaricom, M-PESA

Network Operators Losing Out in Mobile-Payments Revolution

The number of contactless transactions via mobile handsets will exceed 9.9 billion globally by 2018, diminishing the role of network operators, a new report from Juniper Research has found. That number is up from just over 3 billion this year....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, MNO

Digicash launches Beacon mobile payments using Sepa credit transfers

Luxembourg's bank-led mobile payments scheme Digicash has begun piloting in-store beacon devices that let customers use their handsets to make Sepa credit transfers straight from their current accounts....

NFC, Mobile Payments, EMEA, QR Code, DigiCash

Mobile payments: BLE vs NFC isn’t a fair fight

There’s a new kid on the block in the payments environment that promises to deliver even greater convenience and practicality. It’s called ‘Bluetooth Low Energy’, or BLE, and it’s based on technology which is over a decade old....

NFC, Mobile Payments, APAC, Bluetooth

VeriFone Mobile Money Wins 2014 Kalahari Award for Best NFC Deployment

LAGOS, Nigeria and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFone Mobile Money is pleased to announce today that it has won the prestigious Kalahari award for Best NFC deployment. The award was presented at the recent Mobile Money Expo in Lagos, Nigeria....

NFC, APAC, Mobile Money, VeriFone, mPOS

MeaWallet to launch mobile payments platform that supports NFC, BLE and QR

MeaWallet, a white label solution that supports mobile payments via NFC, Bluetooth LE, host card emulation (HCE), QR and more, is to be launched in May this year, enabling retailers, banks, MNOs and service providers to support a wide range of options for making mobile purchases in stores....

NFC, EMEA, Mobile Wallet, MeaWallet

Why Mobile Marketers Shouldn’t Take Their Focus Off of NFC

With mobile marketing and mobile payments expected to develop a beautiful and prolific relationship in years to come, it’s never too early for mobile marketers to begin considering how the rapidly evolving mobile payments industry may soon give way to new opportunities to reach consumers on the go and promptly convert their attention into sales....

NFC, Global, Mobile Marketing

What Disney World teaches us about mobile payments

Even in a highly controlled environment, the popular notion struggles to work as needed...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas, Disney World

NFC and mobile payments – always a bridesmaid never a bride

Is NFC finally going to make it into mainstream cellphones for mobile payments? Apple, using BLuetooth Low Energy – aka Bluetooth Smart may have other plans, notes David Manners. And it’s all part of the Great Game between Android and iOs…...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global

Visa and MasterCard use Android KitKat to make mobile payments easier

Visa and MasterCard are trying to make mobile payments a lot more accessible today as they both announce support for a new way to pay over NFC....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, MasterCard, Visa

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