NZ’s Semble adds public transport to its mobile wallet

July 8, 2015 | Luella Charles

New Zealand’s contactless mobile wallet Semble is now available for public transport services in its capital Wellington.

The prepaid transit card is provided by Snapper and follows Semble’s launch as a SIM-based payment solution in March 2015.

Semble“Thousands of customers who are already using Semble to make everyday payments can now use their phone to pay for public transport services wherever the Snapper symbol is displayed,” Semble says. “Around 20,000 people are currently using it in approximately 2,000 locations.

Initially available as a beta release, more than 50,000 Snapper users are able to use their mobile for transport with Semble.

Semble is jointly owned by Paymark, 2degrees, Vodafone, Spark, ASB and Bank of New Zealand.

Find out more about Semble.

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