Orange commits to NFC with new Sims, handsets

Friday 17 December 2010 | 11:02 CET | News
Orange announced it will deploy a new generation of SIM cards and handsets to facilitate the development of mobile contactless services. Announced at a meeting with mobile handset manufacturers held in Paris on 15 December, the new SIM cards will be introduced for postpaid offers in most of the group's European operations from the second half of 2011. The group is also working with manufacturers to ensure that over half of new smartphone models it buys will be compatible with contactless services when combined with the new, secure SIM card. Orange aims to equip at least 500,000 of its

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Companies: Orange
Countries: Europe / France
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