Brazil is testing NFC-services

Mon 04 Feb 2013

Brazilian mobile operator TIM, a part of the Telecom Italia Group, has launched a pilot project for NFC-payments in cooperation with the Bank Itaú (Banco Itaú), Redecard and Gemalto. Under the project, 50 participants will be using NFC-phones bound to the SIM-card of TIM. These users can pay for food and services in restaurants of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.