Google Wallet to be piloted before London Olympics - report

Friday 9 December 2011 | 10:05 CET | News
Google plans to launch a Google Wallet pilot project in London as early as the first quarter of 2012 to test the NFC-based e-payment and couponing service in Europe, French newspaper Les Echos writes, citing people familiar with the matter. The US giant wants Google Wallet to be up and running in the UK capital in time for the London 2012 Olympics. Google is currently in talks with potential banking and retail partners as well as with French smartcard reader maker Ingenico, according to the report.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Ingenico
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
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