Supermarket giant Carrefour and French bank BNP Paribas have unveiled a new QR code-based mobile payment platform that will let customers make in-store, online and peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile payments as well as store loyalty cards, coupons and special offers on their mobile device. More
French bank BNP Paribas and supermarket giant Carrefour are to merge their Wa... More
Customers at supermarket giant Auchan Retail France stores will soon be able to pay for purchases on their mobile phone using NFC or QR codes through the Fivory mobile wallet. The retailer has teamed up with payment solutions provider Oney and MasterCard to support the service which was piloted by French bank Credit Mutuel-CIC in April 2014. More
Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB, the French bank card association which pioneered the use of chip cards for payments in the 1980s, expects to enable member banks to issue customers with keyfobs supporting fingerprint payments by the end of this year... More
French banking group Credit Mutuel-CIC has introduced an NFC payments service that is available to customers regardless of their mobile network operator... More
French bank Credit Mutuel-CIC is to pilot a mobile wallet in the Boulogne-Billancourt area of Paris from May 17, Les Echos reports, enabling consumers to make payments via NFC or QR in around 100 stores... More
Targobank, part of the French Crédit Mutuel group, and E-Plus, Germany’s third largest mobile network operator, have announced plans to work together to test NFC payments... More
The Cityzi NFC mobile payments service will go live in the city of Strasbourg on 17 October. More
Technical specifications have been finalised, the French government is providing €20m to promote the adoption of NFC services and four mobile network operators and four banks have announced they will deploy NFC services nationally in the spring of 2012. More
Three retailers in Nice are using Fidbook, an NFC loyalty application that works with a simple reader costing under €100 and avoids the need to upgrade to a contactless payments terminal. More
France’s mobile network operators and banks, along with Visa and MasterCard, the local transport operator, the city council and others will take part in Europe’s first pre-commercial NFC pilot — which will be identified by the new Cityzi brand. More
Customers of Crédit Mutuel and CIC banks in the Paris region can take part in a trial of both NFC and contactless card payments due to take place at the resort from October. More
Following extensive field testing, the banks and mobile operators behind the NFC tests in Caen and Strasbourg have now published the functional and technical specifications for Payez Mobile applications. More
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