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Orange and China Mobile sign NFC development deal

Orange and China Mobile

“By working together with China Mobile, we hope to show that the development of a SIM-card based approach using recognized standards will be a key factor in winning over consumer confidence as NFC services become more and more prevalent over the coming years,” says Orange’s Thierry Millet. More










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Isis delays US NFC launch

Isis Ready

The first pilots of the US mobile operators’ NFC payments program in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas will not go ahead on schedule and no new date for the launch has yet been set, says Isis. More




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Deutsche Telekom unveils mobile payments plans

Deutsche Telekom and MasterCard

“We want to build a comprehensive ecosystem around mobile payment, helping Telekom to realise its strategy of being the first choice for customers regarding connected life and work,” says the T-Mobile operator as it signs a partnership deal with MasterCard and outlines four “strategic pillars” for its move into financial services. More



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Danone delivers information to new moms via NFC

Danone

The food company’s baby nutrition division in Singapore has released findings from a pilot project which has seen 400 NFC tags being placed in supermarkets, clinics and in homes to provide new mothers with information on a range of parenting and nutritional topics. More



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New Zealand carriers to form NFC venture with payments provider

Paymark

Vodafone, 2degrees and Telecom New Zealand have partnered with the operator of the country’s debit card and ATM networks to introduce a central TSM platform that will allow the carriers to “continue to compete vigorously for customers by developing their own innovative services on top of the open platform infrastructure provided by the TSM”. More