Digicel uses mobile POS payments in Tonga

Wednesday 16 May 2012 | 04:17 CET | News
Pacific Islands mobile operator Digicel has expanded its Mobile Money service with NFC technology. Customers in Tonga will be able to pay for goods and services with their phone, without needing a bank account or credit card. The services is initially available with fifty merchants in the capital of Nuku'alofa and Digicel plans to expand the service across the island. The new service is a result of a partnership between Digicel and Verifone mWallet and uses NFC tags linked to mobile numbers and to contactless POS devices supplied by Verifone.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Digicel / VeriFone
Countries: Tonga
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