Strasbourg set to start using Cityzi NFC mobile phones

Wednesday 14 September 2011 | 11:47 CET | News
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The city of Strasbourg, France, has adopted the Citizi city-wide NFC label that has been in use in Nice since last year, Les Echos reports, citing French mobile contactless association AFSCM's vice president, Didier Durand. Mobile operators will offer Cityzi-branded handsets with built in NFC-chips to residents of the Strasbourg metro area from 17 October. Unlike Nice, where only one handset model was available, several will be proposed in Strasbourg, from a basic model to a top-of-the-range handsets. One of the first applications will be parking, staring with 10 parking meters. The metro

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