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A Bold Move Toward Simplifying AML/CFT: Lessons from Mexico

This blog is written by Xavier Faz, CGAP & Denise Dias, independent consultant; with contributions from Carlos …

A Bold Move Toward Simplifying AML/CFT: Lessons from Mexico

This blog is written by Xavier Faz, CGAP & Denise Dias, independent consultant; with contributions from Carlos …

Why SIM registration is important

The SIM card in a GSM mobile phone is the basis for identification of the caller. In transferring a SIM card from one phone to another, the identification is transferred to the other phone. This is important to consider in the case of mobile payments as it is possible to transfer your mobile money identity to another phone by means of a SIM card swap. Mobile money systems should cater for this eventuality by flagging SIM-cards that have been swapped or re-activated.In many countries legislation

SIMalliance releases Open Mobile API

(The Paypers) UK-based non-profit trade association active in the mobile services industry has made available a new application, dubbed Open Mobile API…Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ThePaypersMobilePayments/~3/NMLHc6mnyjE/744005-16

SIMalliance Open Mobile API provides access to secure elements

Trade association SIMalliance has unveiled a specification for a standardised API which will improve the security …

Mobile Money Network to launch Simply Tap payments in the UK

Mobile Money Network, the joint venture established in November 2010 between Best Buy Europe, Monitise and Charles Dunstone, founder of Carphone Warehouse, has announced its mobile payments service is to be called Simply Tap. Although…Read more: http://feeds.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/~r/nfcw/~3/yaQi_B7CKyU/

Worlds leading mobile operators commit to NFC with the SIM as the secure element and the operators in control

“Many of the world’s leading operators, including America Movil, Axiata Group Berhad, Bharti, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, KT Corporation, MTS, Orange, Qtel Group, Softbank Mobile, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telekom Austria Group, Telenor and Vodafone, have…Read more: http://feeds.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/~r/nfcw/~3/s-3eL74-qzE/

Toshiba begins NFC SIM mass production

Toshiba has announced it has now completed testing of an NFC UIM, a user identity module that can be used in both CDMA2000 NFC phones and as a SIM card for GSM NFC phones, and…Read more: http://feeds.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/~r/nfcw/~3/z58PaQ4osv4/

The saga of the NFC-enabled SIM

Turkey has often taken the lead in the deployment of advanced mobile banking applications. The deployment of digital signatures (and the application in banking) is by far more advanced than anything in the rest of the world. Garanti Bank recently announced (in conjunction with Avea (a new Turkish mobile operator)) that they have launched a NFC-enabled SIM. (Read here) This is in my view, one of the most important announcements in the mobile banking industry this year. The possibilities created b

OTI introduces Copni NFC SIMantenna device

Contactless specialist On Track Innovations (OTI) has announced a new NFC add-on. Copni (Contactless Payment and …