Czech Republic: Telefónica and GE Money Bank Launch NFC Payments Service with PayPass

 

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Czech Republic
Scope: 
Rollout
Status: 
In progress
Launch: 
Jan 2013
Main Application: 
Payment
Mobile Operator: 
Telefónica Czech Republic
Service Provider (application): 
GE Money Bank (MasterCard PayPass)
Merchants: 
15,000 PayPass terminals in Czech Republic, many more abroad
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy S III
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Note II
NFC Handsets: 
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
TSM*: 
Giesecke & Devrient (for Telefónica-Phase-II), Giesecke & Devrient (for GE Money Bank-Phase II)
Secure Element: 
SIM
Other Vendors: 
MasterCard Worldwide (PayPass application), Gemalto (NFC SIMs), NXP Semiconductors (NFC phone chips)
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