Mobile payments pilot begins in Montreal, Canada

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Users of the public transit system can use NFC technology based transactions to pay for fare. The public transit system in Montreal, Canada has started to test the use of mobile payments using NFC technology in Android based devices so that riders can pay for their fare on some buses and trains. This has been made possible through a partnership with Suretap, a mobile wallet owned by major Canadian wireless network operators. According to the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), the mobile payments system will initially be available to…

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