Vodafone to soon launch Android mobile wallet service in UK

Monday 8 September 2014 | 08:55 CET | News
Vodafone is planning to launch a mobile wallet service for Android devices onto the UK market next month amid Apple's own plans to start a payments platform, the Financial Times reported. The Vodafone service, developed with Visa, will work with a special NFC-enabled Sim card that can be used to swipe for payments at contactless tills. Vodafone is also working with third-party loyalty card companies such as Nectar, and will open up the technology to banks to use with their own payment services. The Vodafone wallet can also be used to pay for travel on London Underground, and will allow

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Visa / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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