Visa Rolls Out Commercial NFC Service in Malaysia
Apr 9, 2009, 1:31 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Visa has debuted one of the world's first, commercial launches of a wireless payment system based on near-field communications. Working with handset partner Nokia and wireless operator Maybank and Maxis. Subscribers may tether their Nokia 6212 phones, which have NFC chips embedded, to a credit card account and then swipe their phones to make purchases at some 1,800 participating retailers. Some of the places accepting the NFC payments include public transport, toll roads and parking lots.
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