Suretap mobile wallet app update unveiled

mobile commerce wallet payments

The smartphone payments application owned by three large telcos in Canada has announced its next big move. The long awaited update to the Suretap mobile wallet has finally been unveiled, and it has shown that these app based payments will soon be compatible with a broader range of smartphones, will be able to include a larger number of credit cards, and will be accepted at more merchants. This has the potential to be a major move in sending the use of mobile payments forward in the Canadian market. Companies have…

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NFC technology enabled mobile wallet launched in Canada

Rogers NFC technology mobile payments

Rogers Communications has taken yet another step into the mobile payments sector in the country. Rogers Communications has announced that it has now launched its suretap wallet, which is an NFC technology based mobile payments app that gives consumers with enabled smartphones the ability to store their credit and debit cards in digital form so that they can make purchases at tens of thousands of retailers throughout Canada. The suretap wallet app is designed to make it simpler and more convenient for consumers to shop. According to the Rogers vice…

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Rogers and CIBC partner for the first mobile wallet in Canada

Mobile Payments partnership

The wireless carrier and bank will work together to bring the technology to Canadian smartphone users. Canada has just moved one step nearer to having its own mobile wallet service available, as the largest wireless carrier in the country, Rogers Communications, and a major national financial institution, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) have announced that they will be working together on its launch. In fact, they stated at a news conference that this Canadian first will be available before the end of 2012. The head of retail banking…

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