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Vodafone launches SmartPass m-payment service in Spain

Friday 22 November 2013 | 14:31 CET | News
Vodafone Spain has become the first operator in Spain to launch an NFC-powered mobile wallet service allowing customers to pay for goods and services with a touch or wave of their smartphone. The Vodafone Wallet app can also hold travel cards, library or gym membership cards, loyalty cards, gift cards and vouchers, the aim being to eventually replace plastic cards. The first payment app available for the Wallet is called Vodafone SmartPass and has been developed in partnership with Visa. The app uses prepaid funds to enable customers to pay for goods with their smartphone at any Visa

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone / Vodafone Group / Wirecard
Countries: Europe / Spain
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