Iranian mobile operator demonstrates NFC service - Mobile World Live

Iranian mobile operator demonstrates NFC service

16 JAN 2012

Mobile operator MTN-Irancell is working with payments technology firm Etick and local financial institution Bank Pasargad on a NFC system. According to NFC World, the proposed set-up would allow users to top up a prepaid account on their mobile phones from their bank accounts or through a cash deposit at a POS terminal. The kind of payments envisaged for the Iranian system are retail purchases, public transport tickets and goods from vending machines.

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