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Dutch Public transport starts its mobile journey

Monday 29 May 2017 | 14:38 CET | Author: Bart Garvelink | Background
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The Dutch public transport payment system is now available as a mobile wallet. KPN and Vodafone Netherlands are launching support for public transport payments with NFC Android smartphones. The operators have been testing the service since 2015 and it's now available commercially. This commercial phase still has a number of limitations. Customers need to have a personal public transport pass (OV card) to use their smartphone to check in and out on the bus, tram and train. Other mobile operators do not support this technology and may not develop it at all. The service, which makes use of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Vodafone Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands
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