1/10/2012 5:41:19 PM
Visa adds more devices to payWave NFC service
Visa has certified phones by BlackBerry, LG and Samsung for use with its mobile payment system payWave.
The Samsung Galaxy S II, LG Optimus Net, BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 can now use the Visa payWave app to pay for goods and services via Near Field Communications (NFC).
Visa Europe head of mobile business unit and innovation, strategy Sandra Alzetta said: 'We are working with our member banks, mobile network operators and key handset partners to ensure that future payment technologies are as easy, intuitive and secure as card-based transactions are today.
'Today’s announcement plays a significant role in getting those new technologies into the hands of the consumer. It is a very exciting time for us all.'