Spain gets Europe’s largest mobile contactless service

CaixaBank and Visa Europe have teamed up with Vodafone, Orange and Telefonica to launch Europe’s largest commercial mobile contactless payments service. From February next year, CaixaBank customers will be able to make contactless payments quickly and safely using their contactless-enabled smartphones. The partnership with the operators enables the card details of those who register with…

Telenor Selects G&D for Norway’s NFC Project

Munich, November 19, 2013 – In cooperation with DNB, Telenor is launching Norway’s first commercial NFC project. Munich-based technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is providing the OTA NFC solution for the mobile network operator, supporting remote management of the secure element in mobile phones to enable contactless payment as well as the NFC SIM cards.  Following the success…