Dutch banks to test NFC mobile payments

Monday 2 September 2013 08:18 CET | News

Dutch financial institutions ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank in collaboration with the city of Leiden, MasterCard and mobile network operator KPN are set to begin a three-month trial of NFC mobile payments which is set to encompass 1,000 consumers and 150 businesses.

The trial, which begins on 2 September will see participants being provided with a Samsung Galaxy Express smartphone preloaded with their banks payments app.

The pilot was first announced in February 2013 when the three banks established a new group called Mobile Payment Netherlands.

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Keywords: ABN AMRO, ING, Rabobank, MasterCard, Netherlands, m-payments, NFC
Categories: Payments & Commerce
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