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Latest NFC phone news and rumours • 19 Sept 2011

NFC rumours

The latest NFC phone rumours and announcements, including: France to get NFC Galaxy S II, with rest of Europe to follow • iPhone speculation • A trio of NFC BlackBerrys • Casio’s DT-X8 rugged terminal • Acer NFC handset could be first of many • Korea gets high-end LG NFC phone • Intel shows off Android tablet design that features NFC More




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Three: UK mobile operators’ NFC joint venture “raises serious competition concerns”

Three

“Competition authorities in Brussels should not allow this type [of] collaboration to go forward under any circumstances,” says Three, which was not invited to be part of the UK project. “We’re asking the Commission to take a clear view of what is at stake for consumers and the dangerous precedent this move could set across Europe.” More




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FC Barcelona to test NFC at Camp Nou

FC Barcelona will test NFC at Camp Nou

Spanish soccer giant FC Barcelona has signed an agreement with the R&D arm of mobile network Telefónica that will see the club’s Camp Nou stadium being the first to test a wide range of leading edge mobile communications technologies... More






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UK mobile operators form NFC joint venture

Orange, O2, Vodafone and T-Mobile

Everything Everywhere, which runs the Orange and T-Mobile networks in the UK, Vodafone and Telefónica O2 have agreed to establish a joint venture company that “will deliver the technology required for the speedy adoption of mobile wallet and payments.” More


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Barclaycard sets out plans for NFC

Barclaycard

The Quick Tap mobile payments service launched by Barclaycard and Orange last month is just the start of the partners’ NFC plans, says the card issuer’s head of digital payments. “We have a long and deep roadmap of people we want to work with.” More