OT, four mobile operators partner for NFC public transportation payments launch in Russia

Monday 17 February 2014 09:18 CET | News

Oberthur Technologies, a provider of digital security solutions for the mobility space, has unveiled its involvement as the supplier of the NFC SIM card dubbed ‘dragonFly’, in a NFC commercial project jointly launched by four operators in Russia.

The project concerns public transportation payments in Kazan, Russia. It is jointly implemented by four mobile operators, namely MTS, MegaFon, Vimpelcom and Rostelecom alongside the local transport system operator.

OT participates in this project as the supplier of NFC SIM cards in the first phase of project with embedded transport and payment applets. The electronic transport purse released on the SIM card is compatible with the current MIFARE-based ticketing solution ‘Transport Card.

In recent news, Oberthur Technologies has received the MasterCard and Visa certifications of its service center in Ontario, Canada.

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Keywords: Oberthur Technologies, mobile operators, NFC, SIM, public, transportation, payments , Russia, dragonFly, MTS, MegaFon, VimpelCom, Rostelecom, mobile payments, cards
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