Friday, November 17, 2006

NFC on

Issuer-Operator Disputes Delaying NFC Phone Rollout Says Analyst

Nov 15 2006 : Disagreement between card issuers and mobile operators as to control over payment facilities embedded in Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled handsets is holding back deployment of the technology, says ABI Research senior analyst Jonathan Collins. He tells epaynews that key issues to be resolved are the location of card payment information on the handset, activation of the payment application, and fees payable to mobile operators by card companies.

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