Mobile operators in UK and France reconsider NFC

Thursday 23 January 2014 | 11:55 CET | Author: Bart Garvelink | Background
Telefonica UK has confirmed plans to close the O2 Wallet service on 31 March 2014. In a statement, the company said that the market had changed and that it was closing the service to take time to examine new ways to help people manage their money on the move. French operator Bouygues has put the NFC programme on hold, NFC Times reported. The MNO is said to have frozen NFC to cut costs. The market for NFC has changed indeed.

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