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Swedish operators choose wallet vendors

4T, the joint venture between Sweden’s Telia, Tele2, Telenor and 3, has selected PayEx and …

PayPal partners with Ingenico as alternative to NFC

PayPal has reached an agreement with POS terminal supplier Ingenico.

Iranian mobile operator demonstrates NFC service

Mobile operator MTN-Irancell is working with payments technology firm Etick and local financial institution Bank Pasargad on a NFC system.

Starbucks faces lawsuit over its mobile payments app

A semiconductor firm has filed patent lawsuits against Starbucks over its popular mobile payments application.

PayPal bullish on mobile money for 2012; still sceptical on NFC

eBay’s CEO John Donahoe (pictured) predicted at last week’s CES that its PayPal business will …

La Caixa kicks off Barcelona contactless rollout

The Financial Times (FT) reports that Spanish bank La Caixa has begun the rollout of …

Report: Sprint to make NFC standard in its LTE phones

US operator Sprint is to include NFC as a standard feature in all its LTE handsets apart from the lowest priced models. The news follows the announcement earlier this week by the operator at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) of two new NFC-based LTE handsets

Visa certifies six NFC handsets

Visa and Visa Europe have certified six NFC-based smartphones from Samsung, LG and RIM to use the credit card’s contactless payWave application on SIM cards..

Deutsche Telekom to work with Groupon

Deutsche Telekom is to co-operate with Groupon in Europe, according to a story in FT Deutschland which gives few other details beyond mentioning the operator and the daily deals company will work togther on “mobile internet businesses”.

Sprint offers new Google Wallet handsets; pushes NFC on LTE

US mobile operator Sprint has announced two new NFC-enabled handsets that support Google Wallet. The …