Category Archives: Transport

Mobile transport services, a promising business

March 22, 2017

Transport is an area where mobile is transforming the user experience – and continues to do so more and more deeply. Today, transport mobile applications allow one to plan travel, buy tickets and, increasingly, to validate them. Validation is often …

Transport for London: The Evolution of Contactless Payments

August 17, 2016

Contactless payments continue to become very prominent within our day-to-day lives. Since the introduction of contactless payment cards back in 2007 by Barclays, the move towards a cashless society has become ever greater. Britain in particular has been making large …

Global Interoperability in public transport with NFC mobile devices

August 2, 2016

Contactless cards have been widely used in the transport industry for many years; they provide a simple, quick, easy-to-use solution to validate a passenger’s right-to-travel. Traditionally each transport operator installed its contactless ticketing solution to meet the local market demands, …

Trends in the dynamic landscape of digital payment: Contactless Intelligence 2016

May 6, 2016

Hosted in London at the end of April, the Contactless Intelligence 2016 conference saw a strong first day as the evolving landscape of digital commerce was thoroughly investigated, and the future of the payment ecosystem laid bare. Emphasised throughout the …

Mobile and transport industries unveil joint venture to deploy NFC mobile ticketing in France

December 14, 2015

Pierre Combelles, Head of Digital Commerce, GSMA Mobile operator Orange, SIM vendor Gemalto, the French National Railway Company (SNCF) and the Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transport (RATP) have announced a joint venture to develop a NFC mobile ticketing solution. Their new …

Webinar highlights: Experts explore MIFARE4Mobile guidelines

May 27, 2015

Experts from Telecom Italia, MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group and the GSMA gathered to discuss GSMA MIFARE4Mobile Implementation Guidelines and how NFC transport ticketing could be scaled, in an NFC World and GSMA collaborative webinar. Ajay Rambocus, Technical Specialist at the GSMA, …

New guidelines to help mobile and transport operators together

April 15, 2015

Did you know more than 150 million contactless card terminals and readers are used in the transport industry and more than 1.2 billion people using contactless MIFARE smart cards to travel on public transport every year? Transport is considered a …

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