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StarHub to launch DoCoMo's Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet

Tuesday 17 June 2008 | 09:31 CET | News
Singaporean operator StarHub plans to launch a mobile wallet based on NTT DoCoMo's Osaifu-Keitai system. StarHub has signed an MoU with NTT DoCoMo to explore a mobile wallet concept similar to the Osaifu-Keitai system for a near future implementation in Singapore. Singapore is the first market outside of Japan to commence an official study and eventual pilot of this service. Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo launched Osaifu-Keitai, which means mobile wallet in Japanese, in July 2004. The service uses contactless technology to allow mobile payment and transaction services. In Singapore,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NTT DoCoMo / StarHub
Countries: Japan / Singapore
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