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UK Planning National Public Transport Paperless Ticketing System

The UK government has announced plans to roll-out a nationwide ticketing system for public transport that could be based on NFC enabled mobile phones and SIM cards. more

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First SIMpass-enabled mobile phone launched in China

China Unicom has launched a mobile phone based payment service in the city of Chongqing which enables users to use their phone to pay for transport tickets and at various retailer for normal purchases.  more

Related Tags: sim-card, watchdata, china-unicom, near-field-communication, suzhou, ota, subway, guangdong, unicom, antenna, guangzhou, chongqing, China

Austria Tests New NFC Based Mobile Ticketing Service

Mobilkom austria says that it has developed an NFC service in cooperation with the Austrian railway operator, ÖBB for mobile ticketing in pre-selling conditions. more

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Over 400m mobile ticketing users by 2013

New research has forecast that over 400 million mobile subscribers worldwide will use their mobile phones for ticketing by 2013. more

Related Tags: juniper-research, cisco, o2, san-francisco, bart, airlines, mobile-ticketing, cinema, bar-code

700 Million Mobile Phones to be NFC Enabled Within 5 Years

A new analysis of the NFC mobile payments opportunity forecasts that 700 million mobile subscribers globally will have phones equipped with NFC contactless technology by 2013.  more

Related Tags: juniper-research, rsa, o2, mobile-payments, docomo, softbank, kddi, london

NFC Mobile Phones to Generate $75bn Worth of Payment Transactions Within 5 Years

A new analysis of the NFC mobile payments opportunity forecasts that the gross transaction value of payments made via NFC contactless technology, for relatively low value purchases (such as refreshments, tickets and food), will exceed $75bn globally by 2013. more

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German Railway Testing NFC Enabled Mobile Tickets

An expanded trial of mobile ticketing - this time using NFC enabled mobile phones - has been announced by a railway operator in the German federal state of Hesse. The trial is being organised by the public transport authority of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main region (RMV), T-Systems, Nokia and Venyon. more

Related Tags: sim-card, deutsche-telekom, switches, railway, smart-cards, plastic, global-mobile, public-transport, frankfurt, mobile-ticketing, Germany

Transport Based Mobile Ticketing Usage to Reach 1.8 Billion Sales by 2011

A recent report from industry analysts Juniper Research calculates that transport based mobile ticketing will grow from 37.4 million transactions in 2007 to just over 1.8 billion by 2011, with the Far East and China making up 73% of the total number of transactions worldwide. more

Related Tags: juniper-research, rcom, mobile-barcodes, airport, mobile-tickets, airlines, vip, mobile-ticketing, airline

Retailers to Send up to 3 billion 'Mobile Coupons' to Phone Users by 2011

New figures from analyst firm Juniper Research estimate that almost 3 billion mobile coupons will be issued to Mobile Users by 2011, with just under $7 billion of discounts redeemed. more

Related Tags: juniper-research, near-field-communication, laser, coupons, mobile-coupons, barcode, mobile-tickets, mobile-ticketing,

Nokia Shows 3G NFC Capable Mobile Phone

Nokia has launched a new 3G mobile phone - this time including Near Field Communication (NFC). The Nokia 6212 classic is expected to start shipping in the third quarter of 2008 in select markets in Europe and Asia with an estimated retail price of EUR200 before taxes and subsidies. more

Related Tags: near-field-communication, bluetooth, handsfree, memory, taxes, microsd, fm-radio

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