‪NFC: “No” For Cash in Russia‬

As the leading Russian telecom network, MTS seeks to offer their clients cutting edge technologies and solutions. MTS showed the first PayPass-enabled NFC smartphone in Russia in May of this year.

MTS showed the first PayPass-enabled NFC smartphone in May of this year. Now, any of their clients can buy an NFC-ready smartphone or transform their mobile phone into an NFC enabled device by installing a special antenna (in the film about 0:30). The technology definitely left an impression in Russia!

This was originally from a piece on the MasterCard Cashless Conversations Blog by Dmitry Panfilov, Head of Financial Services Department of MTS

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Categories: Mobile Payments, Mobile Wallet, Near Field Communications

Author:Steve Atkins

Steve Atkins is the main contributor and Editor in Chief of Contactless Intelligence – covering contactless, NFC, mobile and cloud-based technologies. Even with over twenty five years of experience in the high tech industry, he is still fascinated with all kinds of technology and the impact it has upon end users. He is currently based in Berlin, Germany.

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