Articles tagged with: GSMa and Sim Card

Mobile Networks Pledge Support for SIM-Based NFC Services

The GSMA today announced that 45 of the world's leading mobile operators have committed to support and implement SIM-based Near Field Communications (NFC) solutions and services.  more

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GSMA-Led Task Force Defines Requirements for an Embedded SIM Card

The GSMA, along with a group of mobile operators, today announced it has finalised the market requirements for the development of a standardised embedded SIM.  more

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GSMA Working on Embedded SIM Cards with Remote Activation

The GSMA today announced the formation of a task force of mobile operators to explore the development of an embedded SIM that can be remotely activated. more

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Visa Works with GSMA to Extend Access to Mobile Financial Services

As part of the continuing collaboration between the two organizations, the GSMA has selected Visa as a provider for mobile money transfer solutions globally, and is working to execute an agreement to formalize participation terms. more

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GSM Trade Body Wants All New Phones to Have NFC by Mid-2009

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, has called for full NFC functionality -- including the standardised 'Single Wire Protocol' interface -- to be built into all new mobile phones from mid-2009. more

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Pakistan Raises Taxes on Mobile Phone Calls

The state budget for Pakistan in 2008-2009 has increased the taxes paid on mobile phone services from 15 percent to 21 percent - which is also higher than the 16 percent for other industry sectors. more

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GSM Association Aims for Global Point of Sale Purchases by Mobile Phone

The worldwide use of mobile phones for payments at point of sale is the aim of a new initiative announced by the GSM Association (gsma), the global trade organization for mobile operators. The 'Pay-Buy Mobile' initiative is a natural progression for the industry, following the gsma's program - announced last year - to define a common global approach to enabling Near Field Communications (NFC), the technology used to link mobile devices with payment and contactless systems. more

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