The 2017 Samsung Galaxy A3, announced on 2 January, supports Sim-based (UICC) NFC.
- European Central Bank draws up plans for digital euro app for contactless and QR code payments
- Washington Metro lets students add digital transit passes to Apple Wallet via NFC
- Russian banks pilot contactless payment stickers for iPhone users
- Qatar National Bank rolls out contactless biometric payments
- Bangladesh central bank pilots interoperable national QR code payments system