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.


Richard Handford

Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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