Nice's city-wide NFC pilot deemed successful by AFSCM

Thursday 16 December 2010 | 16:07 CET | News
The Association Francaise du Sans Contact Mobile (AFSCM) formed by Orange, Bouygues Telecom, SFR, and NRJ Mobile deemed Nice's city-wide NFC trial 'cityzi' as a success and will pave the way for future NFC roll outs across France, NFC News writes. The adoption of cityzi-branded contactless services and mobile phones was described by AFSCM as "quick and enthusiastic." A survey conducted by AFSCM shows users appreciate the system's "convenience and ease of use." The trial, launched in May, was developed in conjunction with mobile operators, banks, transport operators, the retail sector, and the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / Gemalto / MasterCard / NRJ Mobile / Oberthur Technologies / Orange / Samsung / SFR / Societe Generale / Visa
Countries: France
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