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Mobile payment surge expected on Transport for London

Friday 5 September 2014 | 14:04 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
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Vodafone announced the launch of contactless mobile payments via Vodafone Smartpass to enable NFC payments on London's public transport network, following a similar announcement from EE in July. Transport for London (TfL) announced earlier this year that from 16 September 2014 onwards contactless payment cards can be used on the Tube, DLR (Docklands Light Railway), tram and London Overground (train network inside Greater London), while it is already being allowed on London buses.

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Companies: 3 UK / Apple / EE / MasterCard / Monitise / O2 / Telefonica / Visa / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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