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Komerční Banka to launch NFC payments in Czech Republic

The bank has partnered with Visa Europe for a limited commercial NFC payments rollout, using iPhone 4 and 4S handsets equipped with Wireless Dynamics' iCarte accessory.

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Italy: Large Italian Bank Distributes NFC Phones for SIM-based NFC Payment Trial

Scope: 
Trial
Milan and Turin
Italy
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Dec 2011
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
Nòverca (MVNO)
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EMT begins NFC bus ticketing trial in Malaga

Public transportation operator EMT has begun an NFC ticketing pilot in the city of Malaga, the fifth largest in Spain, in conjunction with mobile network operator Orange. The first one hundred users went live earlier this month...

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LG reveals Optimus 3D Cube with NFC

LG has unveiled another NFC smartphone, its second this week, in the run-up to the Mobile World Congress. The LG Optimus 3D Cube is an Android smartphone set to be released in Korea by SK...

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Noverca picks G&D for NFC trial

Giesecke & Devrient has announced that its new Taurus NFC SIMs are being used by Italian MVNO Nòverca for financial institution Intesa Sanpaolo's NFC pilot in Milan and Turin. This article was first published at www.nfcworld.com.

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Oberthur Announces TSM Win with French Bank

Oberthur Announces TSM Win with French Bank

France-based Oberthur Technologies announced today it has won a contract to supply trusted service management to French bank Société Générale, for the bank’s eventual roll out of NFC payment.

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Société Générale picks NFC payments TSM

The French bank has chosen Oberthur to act as its trusted service manager for a rollout of NFC payments services this year.

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DMD Mobile reveals low cost NFC smartphone

Malaysian company DMD Mobile has announced a low cost NFC smartphone for the Malaysian market. The M3 Android NFC Communicator will have keypad and touchscreen versions and both handsets will run Android 2.3 and include...

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Samsung reveals two more NFC handsets

Samsung has announced two new smartphones in the run up to next week's Mobile World Congress, and both have optional NFC functionality. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and the Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 are described...

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LG touts Tag+ to change phone settings

Smartphone maker LG has unveiled the Optimus LTE Tag, a new smartphone destined for the Korean market. The handset has a 4.3-inch touch screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, and runs Android 2.3. It also has...

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Moneto adds Android NFC payments

Support for a range of Android phones based on Samsung's Galaxy S has been added to NFC supplier DeviceFidelity's Moneto service. Launched last month with support for Apple iPhones, Moneto allows anyone in the US...

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Firms find NFC B2B app pays for itself in months

Companies of all sizes and in a range of markets are finding that they are getting a return on their investment in Think&Go NFC's business-to-business Audit&Control solution within five to twelve months, the company reports....

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Samsung Introduces Two Lower-End Android Phones with Optional NFC

Samsung Introduces Two Lower-End Android Phones with Optional NFC

Samsung today announced two new Android phones for its Galaxy line that support NFC as an option. 

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EMVCo picks GlobalPlatform secure element compliance programme

EMVCo, the standards body collectively owned by American Express, JCB, MasterCard and Visa, has officially recognised the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program for validating secure elements as an integral part of its mobile payment certification process. The move...

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Samsung in Malaysian NFC deal

Samsung has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysian RFID firm Smartag that will see the two firms working together to bring NFC technology to the Malaysian market. "Together we will work to simplify the...

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Fujitsu to launch phones and tablets featuring NFC and biometric security

Japanese electronics maker Fujitsu is to introduce a wide range of smartphones and tablets with both NFC and biometric security capabilities, according to a Financial Times report. The company is an established phone manufacturer in Japan, where...

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Inside Secure completes IPO

Shares in the first NFC specialist to go public were oversubscribed by five times and the offer price was set at the high end of the range at €8.30 per share, netting the firm €69m and giving it a market capitalisation of €261m.

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LG Announces Android NFC Phone Promoting Tags for Korean Market

LG Announces Android NFC Phone Promoting Tags for Korean Market

LG Electronics today announced a new NFC-enabled Android smartphone, the Optimus LTE Tag, targeted at the South Korean market, which will enable users to change the phone’s settings with a tap of the handset on NFC tags.

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Panasonic names NFC phone

The upcoming NFC smartphone announced by Panasonic in late 2011 is to be called the Eluga, the company has told attendees at its Panasonic Convention 2012 in Hamburg. The device is billed as a 'global...

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Kaching rings up 110k downloads

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's CommBank Kaching NFC-enabled mobile payments app has been downloaded 110,761 times in the two months since it was first made available, the bank reports. "The first release of CommBank Kaching is...

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