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NFC cards to be in 55% of French wallets by year-end - Visa

Monday 2 February 2015 | 01:01 CET | News
In France there are around 17.2 million contactless Visa cards, or 44 percent of all bank cards carried in the country. This is 7.3 million more than a year ago. Meanwhile there are now 348,000 NFC-capable payment terminals, or 29 percent of the 1.2 million installed base. Despite this high penetration, some 60 percent of French people see contactless as have little or no value, according to a survey by Odoxa. Only 15 percent of respondents said they had made an NFC payment. The executive director of Visa Europe France, Gerard Nebouy, said that banks must make a bigger effort to show

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Companies: Visa
Countries: France
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