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French operators target 1 mln Cityzi NFC phones this year

Thursday 10 February 2011 | 10:19 CET | News
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French mobile operators intend to sell 1 million Cityzi-branded NFC-enabled handsets this year, according to mobile contactless grouping Association Francaise du Sans Contact Mobile (AFSCM). The sale of Cityzi handsets and Sim cards by Bouygues Telecom, NRJ Mobile, Orange and SFR will allow users to make payments at stores equipped with adapted payment terminals, pay for public transport, benefit from loyalty programme discounts, and find tourist information and on-demand advertising thanks to cityzi tags on street furnishings. A city-wide NFC trial is underway in Nice and nine major French

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / NRJ Mobile / Orange / SFR
Countries: France
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