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Mobile Contactless Payment Users to Reach 300mn by 2017

A new report has found that the number of consumers making contactless payments via their mobile handsets would reach 300 million globally by 2017, up from just over 110 million last year. more

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Deutsche Telekom Starts NFC Based Mobile Payments Service

Germany\'s Deutsche Telekom has launched an NFC based mobile payments service that works with Android smartphones.  more

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Mobile Payment Solutions to Heat Up Trusted Service Management Market Revenues

The global market for trusted service management (TSM) has not quite lived up to expectations with the low level of near field communication (NFC) commercial deployments in the transportation sector. more

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Kenyan Bank to Hand Out NFC Enabled Smartphones

Kenya's Equity Bank is planning to distribute over 300,000 NFC enabled smartphones to its retail store customers in an effort to support mobile payments. more

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London's Tube Trains to Test NFC Based Mobile Payments

Transport for London, which oversees public transport in the UK's capital city is reportedly preparing to launch a mobile payments scheme based on NFC chips in smartphones. more

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An NFC Equipped Airline Seat?

Aircraft and defense contractor, Thales has shown off what it says is an "Immersive Business Class Seat" that uses an NFC connection to preset seating preferences in a smartphone. more

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Tap to Connect WI-Fi Networks with NFC Authentication

The trade group, the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced an update to the specifications for its Wi-Fi Certified programme to include NFC authentication. more

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Canadian Networks Select Bell ID's TSM Software

The Netherlands based provider of chip lifecycle management solutions, Bell ID, has been selected by EnStream to provision and manage secure applications on NFC-enabled devices in Canada. more

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MasterCard contactless transactions more than tripled in Europe

The credit card processor, MasterCard says that the number of contactless transactions across Europe have more than tripled over the past year, and the volume spent on those transactions has increased four times year-on-year. more

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NFC Based Mobile Payments to Start Shortly in Sao Paulo

Within the next few months, Brazilians will be able to use their smartphones to carry out contactless payment transactions when shopping. more

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