Tag Archive | "NFC"

Mystery Caller: NFC


Mystery Caller’s friends have started using contactless payment cards. She wants to go one better and impress them by using her phone to pick up lunch – but can the networks help her?

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Putting NFC to the test


Reporter Samantha Tomaszczyk heads to the ‘homeland’ of contactless near field communication (NFC) payments, the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, to check out the technology

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GSMA unveil mobile commerce vision


Operators back optimistic white paper outlining ways mobile technology can revolutionise the high street Read the full story

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Banking apps vital to m-commerce take-off


Research has found UK smartphone users would feel more confident paying for transactions using their mobile if they could do so using an app from their bank Read the full story

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Cutting Room: mobile payments take off…in Slovakia


On a recent trip with Visa Europe, Samantha Tomaszczyk saw the increasing popularity of mobile payments, but still reckons we are a long way off full adoption of the service due to a lack of confidence in it

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Three Wholesale provides Mobius with network backup


The deal will see machine-to-machine (M2M) devices run on Three’s ultrafast network Read the full story

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Global sales of NFC-enabled phones grew 300 pc in 2012


Shipments of handsets enabled with the contact-less payment technology will reach one billion by 2017, Berg Insight predicts Read the full story

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NFC mobile payments – fixing the big issues


Uptake of NFC mobile payments in the UK is being hampered by deadlock between retailers, operators and finance firms over rolling out the necessary technology and processing payments, as Chris Donkin reports

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Vodafone UK CEO Guy Laurence: Join Weve or miss out


Vodafone UK CEO Guy Laurence has said not offering mobile payment services will be like “not signing the Beatles” Read the full story

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iPhone 5 stalls NFC progress in Europe


Analysts have been forced to scale back forecasts for NFC transactions, blaming Apple’s omission of the technology

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