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Bouygues Telecom pilots contactless smartcard top-ups

Monday 8 September 2008 | 10:14 CET | News
French mobile operator Bouygues Telecom is piloting a contactless prepaid phone top-up system from Mobilysim at a dozen points of sale. The project will be extended to 50 convenience stores by the end of the year. Shopkeepers provide users with free express top-up cards integrating a chip that memorises the phone number and eliminates the customer's need to enter his or her phone number with each top-up. Bouygues explains that users need only put their card near the reader and pay the shopkeeper the chosen top-up amount. The prepaid account then is credited within seconds.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom
Countries: France
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