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Global NFC handset shipments to reach 550 mln units by 2015

Friday 13 May 2011 | 10:36 CET | News
Global shipments of handsets with NFC technology will rise to nearly 550 million units by 2015, according to a study by IHS iSuppli. The decision by three major US mobile carriers to partner with credit card companies on a mobile commerce initiative will boost the market for embedded payment technology in mobile phones and this will enable the rise in shipments. AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile this month said they would work with Visa and MasterCard on their Isis joint venture, which was established to form a nationwide infrastructure for NFC-enabled mobile payments using mobile handsets in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / MasterCard / T-Mobile / Verizon / Visa
Countries: World
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