Smart Octopus – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, near field communication (NFC) and contactless, and beyond Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:54:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-32x32.png Smart Octopus – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 Octopus triples its stored value card limit https://www.nfcw.com/2019/12/02/365176/octopus-triples-its-stored-value-card-limit/ Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:04:12 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65176 “Any customer who possesses a Smart Octopus issued before 1 October 2019 or an Octopus product issued before 1 December 2019 can upgrade the stored value limit from HK$1,000 (US$127.75) to HK$3,000 (US$383.26) via Octopus App or at any Octopus Service Point. Once the stored value limit has been upgraded, customers can also make payment […]

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Octopus lets Hong Kong merchants accept NFC payments on their mobile phones https://www.nfcw.com/2018/03/29/356780/octopus-lets-hong-kong-merchants-accept-nfc-payments-on-their-mobile-phones/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:09:10 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=56780 “Octopus Cards Limited today launched a new feature to enhance the Octopus App for Business, allowing merchants to accept Octopus card payment through their NFC mobile devices. Users of all Octopus cards and products (including Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay) can simply tap on the merchants’ NFC mobile devices — which can now serve as […]

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Samsung integrates Hong Kong’s Octopus card into Samsung Pay https://www.nfcw.com/2017/12/11/355849/samsung-integrates-hong-kongs-octopus-card-samsung-pay/ https://www.nfcw.com/2017/12/11/355849/samsung-integrates-hong-kongs-octopus-card-samsung-pay/#comments Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:42:27 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=55849 “Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay will enable NFC payment at all Octopus acceptance points, covering public transport as well as over 21,000 retail outlets, online shopping, recreational facilities, vending machines, self-service kiosks; plus the use of parking and access control facilities at residential or commercial premises.”

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