Elisa to launch m-payments service for students with Lyyra

Monday 6 August 2012 | 21:54 CET | News
Finnish mobile operator Elisa and the student-owned company Lyyra have signed an agreement to launch a new contactless payment method in the autumn. Named Elisa Lompakko (Elisa Wallet), the service will enable more than 100,000 students to make purchases using near field communication (NFC) stickers that are attached to their mobile phones. The system includes a payment sticker for contactless payments, separate online payment cards, an online and mobile application as well as money transfers between users. These payment tools have been developed in collaboration with MasterCard. In the early

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Elisa / MasterCard
Countries: Finland
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