Poland: Orange Launches NFC Trial with Bank

 

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Poland
Scope: 
Trial
Launch: 
Mar 2011
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
PTK Centertel (Orange Poland)
Service Provider (application): 
Bank Zachodni WBK
Merchants: 
25,000-plus
Users: 
2,000
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung S5230 (Avila)
TSM*: 
Gemalto
Secure Element: 
SIM
Other Vendors: 
MasterCard Worldwide, SIM cards (Gemalto) NXP Semiconductors (NFC phone chip)

Subscribers will be able to tap their phones to pay with MasterCard PayPass during the six month trial. The contactless debit application will be stored on SIM cards Orange Poland issues.

NFC Times Take: 

Poland is one of the contactless hot spots in Europe and a key market for France Telecom-Orange Group in its plans to roll out NFC in Europe.

 

 

 

 

* Trusted Service Manager: Defined loosely to include companies or other organizations securely distributing, provisioning and managing applications, generally over the air, on secure elements in NFC mobile phones; or licensing their platforms for this purpose.
N/A: Not available or not applicable.
Last update: March 2011

 

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