Polkomtel and BZ WBK bank to run NFC trial in three Polish cities

Mobile network operator Polkomtel has partnered with BZ WBK bank to run an NFC payments trial in the cities of Warsaw, Wroclaw and Poznan.

The trial is due to begin in June and five hundred customers, who will receive Samsung Avila NFC phones, will be selected for the trial during the next two weeks, Polish telecoms publication Telepolis reports.

The phones will be loaded over the air with contactless Visa PayWave cards issued by BZ WBK and consumers taking part in the trial will be able to use them to make payments at any contactless card accepting merchant in Poland.

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