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UPDATED: Canada: CIBC Expands NFC-Payments Service to All Three Major Telcos

Canada
Scope: 
Rollout
Status: 
In progress
Launch: 
Nov 2012
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
Rogers Communications (Nov. 2012)
Mobile Operator: 
Telus Mobility (Feb. 2014)
Mobile Operator: 
Bell Mobility (June 2014)
Service Provider (application): 
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) (MasterCard PayPass, Visa payWave)
Merchants: 
250,000 contactless POS terminals in Canada, including at Petro-Canada, fast-food purveyor Tim Hortons and supermarket retailer Loblaws; MasterCard PayPass and Visa payWave terminals elsewhere
Users: 
N/A
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S III
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One
NFC Handsets: 
BlackBerry Z10
NFC Handsets: 
BlackBerry Q10
NFC Handsets: 
BlackBerry Bold 9900
TSM*: 
Giesecke & Devrient (SP-TSM for CIBC to connect to Rogers), also, CIBC in-house SP-TSM (to connect to Telus Mobility and Bell Mobility, using Bell ID software), Rogers (in-house SEi-TSM), EnStream (SEi-TSM for Telus and Bell)
Secure Element: 
SIM
Other Vendors: 
MasterCard Worldwide (PayPass application), Visa (payWave application), Giesecke & Devrient and Gemalto (NFC SIM suppliers–likely), NXP Semiconductors (NFC controller chips for Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note 2), Broadcom (NFC controller chips for Galaxy S4), Inside Secure (NFC controller chips for BlackBerrys)
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