Mobile payments through NFC coming to German Shell stations

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Near field communication capabilities will soon give German drivers a new way to pay for gas. Starting in 2014, the Shell stations operating in Germany will be introducing a new form of mobile payments that will allow smartphone users to make contactless purchases of their gas and other products. The announcement was just made that this new service will be offered as a part of a partnership with Visa. The mobile payments will become available at all of the 2,200 gas stations that Shell has throughout the European country. Any…

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NFC technology combined with SIM cards to be unveiled by Du

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The near field communication announcement is expected to occur within the first half of next year. Executives from Du, a UAE telco provider, have stated that NFC technology will become a standard feature in smartphones within that country within the first half of next year. This is expected to open up a range of important opportunities for businesses in many industries. The release of NFC technology on such a vast scale throughout the country could also considerably improve the likelihood that mobile wallets will take off in the UAE. This…

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NFC mobile payments accepted on London busses

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The public transportation began using these transactions as of last Thursday. The use of NFC mobile technology for making smartphone payments just received a notable boost as London announced that the city’s 8,500 busses would now be accepting the method for the purchase of tickets. The use of this equipment by Transport for London is a mirror of the service already available on Stagecoach. That company began installing the readers for NFC mobile transactions back in 2009. Transport for London is also using the Oyster smartcard program, which uses another…

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