M1 offers NFC SIM for contactless payments

Tuesday 29 March 2016 | 13:29 CET | News
M1 and EZ-Link (EZ-Link) announced that M1 mobile customers will be the first in Singapore to be able to conveniently pay for their MRT, LRT and public bus rides with just a tap of their handsets. M1 customers are able to change their SIM cards to the NFC transit SIM at any M1 Shop outlet. When the new SIM card is inserted into a supported handset such as the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge 4G+, the Samsung Galaxy S7 4G+ and the Sony Xperia Z5, it will enable them to make payment for MRT, LRT, and bus rides. The NFC transit SIM is also integrated with the M1 Prepaid MasterCard, which allows users to

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Companies: MasterCard / Samsung / Sony
Countries: Singapore
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