Sabadell, Telefonica, BlackBerry start NFC m-payments pilot

Tuesday 19 March 2013 | 11:59 CET | News
Spanish financial services provider Banco Sabadell, in partnership with Telefonica and BlackBerry, have launched a pilot project for contactless payments with NFC-enabled mobile phones. Trial participants, which are also Banco Sabadell customers, can pay for purchases directly from their mobile phones which come with a Visa card built in the phone's SIM card.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BlackBerry / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: Spain
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