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SIMalliance reports strong growth in NFC SIM cards

The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 86% of the global SIM market, has reported SIM shipment volumes totalling 4.2 billion units for 2013, compared to 4.6 billion in 2012. The estimated total available market...

Mobey’s secure element white paper

Mobey Forum has released a white paper which examines the important role of the secure element in delivering mobile payment services to end users. The paper, which will be of particular interest to senior...

Banco Itaú and TIM launch Brazil’s first NFC payments Pilot

Gemalto announced that its UpTeq NFC SIM and AllynisTrusted Services Management (TSM) platform are at the core of Brazil’s first mobile NFC payment program. TIM Brasil, a mobile operator with  70 million subscribers, and Banco...

No podium finish for contactless payments

So it's all over. Seven years in the making, two weeks in delivering and - hopefully - years of continued benefit. Yes, I'm referring to the Olympics which has captivated so many of us....

USA Technologies hits $100 Million in cashless transactions

USA Technologies says that for August 2010 the company hit small-ticket, wireless transactions of $8.3 million. This puts the Company on an annualized run rate of approximately $100 million, an increase of 72% versus...

Banco Sabadell NFC m-payments pilot

Spanish financial services provider Banco Sabadell, in partnership with Telefonica and BlackBerry, have launched a pilot project for contactless payments with NFC-enabled mobile phones. Trial participants, which are also Banco Sabadell customers, can pay...

Mobile operators scrap Weve

As history repeats its self, Weve, owned by EE, O2 and Vodafone, has ditched plans for a joint mobile wallet, based on NFC, which was meant to help the operators enter the £14.2 billion...

Critical mass for contactless cards in 2016-18

Contactless cards continue to grow with increasing appetite from all stakeholders including consumers, who find it convenient, and merchants who like its speed - particularly where there is a requirement to move people very...

Huawei launches Huawei Pay with China UnionPay

Huawei Technologies, the leading Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has partnered with China UnionPay to introduce Huawei Pay - an NFC mobile payment service. As far as bank card payments are concerned, UnionPay holds a dominant position in China....

Wind and BNL test NFC payments

Wind and BNL BNP Paribas Group, in collaboration with SIA and MasterCard, have started an NFC technology (Near Field Communication), which allows users to make purchases in contactless mode via Samsung smartphones, with a...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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