Shipments of NFC-ready POS terminals reach 9.5 mln in 2014

Tuesday 17 February 2015 | 16:31 CET | News
The market for NFC-ready POS terminals continued to show strong momentum in 2014 with annual shipments reaching an estimated 9.5 million units worldwide, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. The attach rate for NFC was highest in EU28+2 and North America, where 80 percent and 75 percent of the POS terminals shipped featured NFC. NFC was also a very popular feature in many other major markets worldwide, including Brazil, Turkey and China. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MasterCard / Visa
Countries: World
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