Megafon, Vimpelcom use Gemalto SIMs for NFC public trasport

Thursday 21 January 2016 | 17:09 CET | News
Russian mobile operators Megafon and Vimpelcom, in cooperation with Gemalto, have launched NFC-based ticketing over handsets in the public transport in Moscow. Gemalto provided the operators with with UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIMs, which can be used with NFC smartphones. With the 'Troika' transport card application downloaded travelers can board metro trains, trams and buses across the Russian capital with simply a tap of the handset on a contactless reader. Megafon and Vimpelcom are supplying UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM to their subscribers free of charge. Tickets can be purchased directly via

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Gemalto / MegaFon / Vimpelcom
Countries: Russian Federation
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