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United States
Scope: 
Rollout
Status: 
In progress
Launch: 
Nov 2013
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
Verizon Wireless
Mobile Operator: 
AT&T
Mobile Operator: 
T-Mobile USA
Service Provider (application): 
American Express (ExpressPay)
Service Provider (application): 
Chase Bank (payWave, PayPass)
Service Provider (application): 
Wells Fargo (payWave)
Merchants: 
200,000-plus merchant locations in U.S., others elsewhere
Users: 
N/A
NFC Handsets: 
ASUS PadFone X
NFC Handsets: 
Casio G'zOne Commando
NFC Handsets: 
HTC Droid DNA
NFC Handsets: 
HTC Droid Incredible
NFC Handsets: 
HTC First
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One (M8)
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One VX
NFC Handsets: 
HTC One X
NFC Handsets: 
Kyocera Hydro ELITE
NFC Handsets: 
LG Escape,
NFC Handsets: 
LG G2
NFC Handsets: 
LG G Flex
NFC Handsets: 
LG Lucid 3
NFC Handsets: 
LG Optimus G
NFC Handsets: 
LG Optimus G Pro
NFC Handsets: 
LG Spectrum 2
NFC Handsets: 
Motorola Droid Maxx
NFC Handsets: 
Motorola Droid Mini
NFC Handsets: 
Motorola Droid Razr
NFC Handsets: 
Motorola Droid Ultra
NFC Handsets: 
Motorola Moto X
NFC Handsets: 
Pantech Discover
NFC Handsets: 
Pantech Perception
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Exhilerate
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note II
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S III
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S III mini
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S5
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S Relay
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere
NFC Handsets: 
Sony Xperia TL
NFC Handsets: 
Sony Xperia Z
NFC Handsets: 
Sony Xperia Z1S
NFC Handsets: 
iPhone 4 or 4S with Isis-ready case
NFC Handsets: 
iPhone 5 or 5S with Isis-ready case
TSM*: 
Gemalto (SEi-TSM for Isis, SP-TSM–planned–for Isis), Gemalto (SP-TSM for JPMorgan Chase, American Express–likely), First Data (SP-TSM for Wells Fargo)
Secure Element: 
SIM
Other Vendors: 
American Express (ExpressPay application), Visa (payWave application), MasterCard Worldwide (PayPass application), Gemalto, other SIM vendors (NFC SIM cards), NXP Semiconductors (NFC phone chips), Broadcom (NFC phone chips)
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