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Chinese banks and mobile operators to create single, open platform for NFC and mobile payments services

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Eighteen Chinese banks, card association China UnionPay, China Telecom, China Unicom and a range of handset manufacturers and industry suppliers have formed an alliance in a bid to create standards and a business model for the introduction of a single, open platform that can be used by businesses throughout China to offer NFC and mobile payments services. More

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GlobalPlatform investigates the usability of NFC phones equipped with multiple secure elements


The market is beginning to move towards a situation where consumers could have NFC phones containing multiple secure elements from multiple service providers, says GlobalPlatform, raising a potentially contentious issue regarding the way in which consumers would be able to use the various NFC services on their phone. More