Rabobank, one of the largest financial institutions in the Netherlands, is collaborating with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) in the launch of a commercial mobile payment solution. The cooperation between Rabobank and G&D will enable consumers to have contactless payment products available in smartphones that support Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The launch of the mobile payment solution is targeted in the Netherlands for 2014.
For the first time in the Netherlands, consumers can use their smartphones in this commercial mobile payment project based on NFC technology. Rabobank and Giesecke & Devrient have already started their collaboration, and in 2014 customers will be able to pay using their smartphones via NFC in all stores equipped with contactless point-of-sales terminals.
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