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NFC installed base to exceed 500 mln devices within one year

Thursday 28 March 2013 | 17:30 CET | News
The number of NFC-enabled devices in use will exceed 500 million in 2014, according to a report by ABI Research. Researchers calculated that a minimum of 285 million mobile and consumer electronics devices will ship in 2013 as OEMs continue to drive the market for NFC as mobile operators struggle to gain control and bring their services to market. Mobile manufacturers moved ahead with NFC in 2012, while MNOs were still largely focused on payments, where they have struggled to deliver tangible services, according to the same report. This has allowed predominantly Android OEMs to seize the

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