Italy: Bank Launches Mobile-Payment Trial with Two Telcos and PayPass

 

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Scope: 
Trial
Launch: 
Oct 2012
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
Vodafone Italia
Mobile Operator: 
Three Italy
Service Provider (application): 
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, BNL (MasterCard PayPass)
Merchants: 
PayPass terminals at supermarket chains Eataly, Tuodi and Spar and books and music retailer, la Feltrinelli, among others.
Users: 
150 (employees and customers)
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S III
TSM*: 
SIA
Secure Element: 
SIM
Other Vendors: 
MasterCard Worldwide (PayPass application), NXP Semiconductors (NFC phone chip)
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