25 Oct '11, 2am

Tap and pay with your mobile phone by mid-2012

Tap and pay with your mobile phone by mid-2012

A pilot scheme between Citibank and Visa for contactless payment is pictured. From mid next year, consumers here will be able to pay for their groceries and food at more than 20,000 retailers by tapping their mobile phones on a contactless card reader. -- PHOTO: CITIBANK SINGAPORE By Irene Tham From mid next year, consumers here will be able to pay for their groceries and food at more than 20,000 retailers by tapping their mobile phones on a contactless card reader. Payment for train and bus rides will be possible as early as 2013, said the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore. The IDA on Tuesday awarded a tender to a consortium to build a national infrastructure to allow any customer from any telco to use their near field communications-enabled mobile phones for payment. The consortium comprises chip maker Gemalto, Citibank Singapore, DBS Bank, EZ-Link, M1, S...

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