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Dutch start trial of mobile NFC public transport payments

Monday 30 November 2015 | 13:34 CET | News
Dutch mobile operators KPN and Vodafone are participating in a test of public transport payments on Android mobile phones. Around 200 customers will test for three months the NFC services on their phones. The Netherlands already operates a national NFC public transport (OV) card, and the card will be loaded on the customers' Sims for the trial. This way they can check in and out on the train, bus and tram as well as top up their OV accounts with their phones, the same as with the standard card, by holding the phone against the card reader. The associated Smart OV app allows them to check

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