New Zealand: New Zealand JV Launches SIM-Based Wallet After Delay, Though Must Deal with Bank Interest in HCE

 

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New Zealand
Scope: 
Rollout
Status: 
In progress
Est. Launch: 
March 2015
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
2degrees
Mobile Operator: 
Spark
Mobile Operator: 
Vodafone
Service Provider (application): 
ASB (payWave, PayPass)
Service Provider (application): 
BNZ (payWave PayPass)
Service Provider (application): 
Snapper (transit/retail, June 2015)
Merchants: 
20,000 POS terminals in New Zealand that support Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass, others elsewhere
Users: 
N/A
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One (M7)
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One (M8)
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S3, LTE and non-LTE
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy A3
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy A5
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S5
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4
NFC Handsets: 
Vodafone Smart 4 turbo, Cat4
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note
TSM*: 
Gemalto
Secure Element: 
Other
Other Vendors: 
Visa (Visa payWave), MasterCard (MasterCard PayPass), MasterCard (C-SAM, mobile wallet), NFC SIMs (Gemalto, likely), NXP Semiconductors (NFC phones chips), Broadcom (NFC phone chips)
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