Samsung Pay signs 5 new partnerships in UAE

Monday 18 February 2019 | 10:57 CET | News
Samsung Pay uses Samsung's patented Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) system as well as with Near Field Communication (NFC). MST replicates a card swipe by wirelessly transmitting magnetic waves from the supported Samsung device to a standard card reader. Through MST, Samsung Pay will work on most point of sale terminals in the UAE. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: United Arab Emirates
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Najm teams up with i2c to bring Apple Pay to prepaid cards in Middle East

Published 30 Jan 2020 11:08 CET | Middle East
Mobile digital payment firm i2c has partnered with financial services provider Najm to introduce Apple Pay to Najm Prepaid ...

Samsung Pay expands in UAE with 2 new bank partnerships

Published 23 Jan 2020 10:51 CET | United Arab Emirates
Samsung says it is collaborating with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) to provide its Samsung Pay ...

Mastercard, Du try out passive biometrics for secure payments

Published 28 Feb 2019 11:20 CET | United Arab Emirates
Mastercard has signed an agreement with UAE-based operator Du to test how its NuDetect product can provide secure and smooth ...

UAE and Saudi Arabia launch common digital currency

Published 30 Jan 2019 15:22 CET | Saudi Arabia
The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia have revealed a common digital currency called 'Aber' which they said will be used ...

UAE's Ajman to launch digital platform based on blockchain

Published 17 Jan 2019 11:44 CET | United Arab Emirates
The emirate of Ajman will in February launch a digital platform based on blockchain technology, to store data related to land and ...

Mashreq Bank enables Samsung Pay transactions via mobile banking app

Published 14 Jan 2019 13:06 CET | United Arab Emirates
The UAE's Mashreq Bank has begun allowing customers to link their credit cards to Samsung Pay via Snapp. With Samsung Pay, ...

Dubai-based mobile wallet app Beam prepares for global expansion

Published 17 Dec 2018 09:59 CET | Azerbaijan
 UAE-based mobile payments platform Beam will expand into seven new markets in 2019, according to co-founder Shezan Amiji, ...

Samsung launches Samsung Pay Vouchers in UAE

Published 29 Aug 2018 16:20 CET | United Arab Emirates
Samsung has announced the launch of Samsung Pay Vouchers, giving customers a chance to avail discounts of 50 percent at ...

Samsung Pay in UAE adds Lulu and Union Coop to service

Published 05 Jul 2017 13:26 CET | United Arab Emirates
Samsung Pay and Visa have joined forces to bring convenient grocery shopping to UAE residents who visit Lulu and Union Coop ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

10 May Ceva Q1 2021
10 May Weibo Q1 2021
10 May Boingo Wireless Q1 2021
10 May Synchronoss Q1
10 May NortonLifeLock fiscal Q4, investors day
10 May 8x8 fiscal Q4 results
11 May Magyar Telekom Q1 2021
11 May Radcom Q1 2021
11 May Vizio Q1 2021
11 May Sonim Q1 2021
11 May Telefonica Brasil Q1 2021
11 May Allot Q1 2021
11 May Softbank FY results
11 May United Internet Q1 2021
11 May Lattice Semiconductor investor day
11 May Small Cells World Summit
12 May Airtel Africa Q1 2021
12 May Mediaset Q1 2021
12 May NEC FY results
12 May Telefonica Deutschland Q1 2021
12 May Deutsche Telekom Q1 2021
12 May Bredband2 Q1 2021
12 May Syn Q1 results 2021
12 May OTE Q1 2021
12 May Lumentum fiscal Q3
13 May Inwit Q1 2021
13 May Telefonica Q1 2021
13 May Poly fiscal Q4
13 May Alibaba Group Q1
13 May DZS investors day
::: More Calendar Items