Vodafone to launch Mobile Wallet service

2012-10-29 13:32

((Carl Court, AFP))

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Cape Town – Vodafone Group, which owns and operates the Vodafone mobile carrier brands, is partnering with M-commerce company CorFire to bring NFC-powered mobile wallet capabilities to its smartphone users next year.

In a release put out by CorFire it said it would be “providing mobile wallet capabilities to Vodafone Group, enabling Vodafone’s customers to use their smartphones to conduct a number of transactions, including paying for goods and services at the point of sale, during 2013".

CorFire confirmed to TechCrunch that the initial focus for the Vodafone rollout will be NFC enabled Android devices.artphones.

“The solution will enable Vodafone’s customers to simply tap their smartphones to execute various transactions from paying at the point of sale to redeeming coupons to accessing transit systems.”

– For the full article visit Techcrunch.com.

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