In the coming weeks all references to Isis from the organization’s apps, website and marketing, replaced with the name Softcard.
BlackBerry’s enterprise communications network has been shipping secure email for a decade. Now BlackBerry is using that infrastructure to secure NFC payment data for Canadian mobile carriers and banks.
Amazon’s Login and Pay service now supports subscription payment processing meaning customers could use their Amazon credentials to pay their monthly mobile bills. The service could wind up being tied to Amazon’s own connected devices.
Canada’s Telus is replacing key cards with SIM cards as the security credentials necessary to enter its buildings. Employees need only wave their NFC phones over a contactless sensor to gain entry.
Just days after we spotted the Incipio Cashwrap for iPhone, the case has launched. You can use the $69 accessory to pay for goods wirelessly at ISIS terminals but only if you have an AT&T iPhone for now.
iPhone owners may soon be able to use their phone to wirelessly pay for goods at Isis payment terminals. The Incipio Casewrap adds NFC capabilities to the iPhone and is reportedly being stocked at some AT&T locations.
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Isis hasn’t taken Austin by storm, but it’s not a bad experience. A mobile payments platform should either be super convenient or replace my wallet and for me, Isis doesn’t do either. But depending on where you shop it may offer more for you.
Isis, the mobile payment effort launched by the carriers, has launched in Austin, Texas, but I couldn’t find many places that knew about the program or said they accepted Isis payments, despite being listed as participating merchants. This wasn’t the launch I was looking for.
After delaying its summer launch, Isis, the mobile payment joint venture from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is now set to roll out on Oct. 22. At least 20 handsets will support Isis this year.
An internal document from mobile payment system Isis suggests the joint venture will launch in its two pilot cities on Oct. 22. Isis, which is backed by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, previously missed its summer launch and no launch date has been announced.
Isis, the joint mobile payment venture from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, was supposed to launch in two markets this summer. But the company is delaying the roll out of the NFC-based payment system without a firm launch date to announce.
Isis, the carrier-led mobile payment venture by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is preparing for its big summer debut with the release of a series of video tutorials aimed at educating users on how to use its tap-and-go system.
Isis, the mobile payment joint-venture between Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, has been lining up an array of partners across payment networks, handset manufacturers and banks. Today, it’s announcing that it has partnered with big point-of-sale payment systems providers VeriFone, Ingenico, VivoTech and Equinox Payments.
Boku up until now has been known for enabling carrier billing for online goods. But the San Francisco payment start-up is leaping into the physical world with the launch of a new white label offering for carriers that will include in-store payments.
Looking to cut billing costs and buff its green credentials, Verizon Wireless has spent the last few years encouraging its customers to move to paperless billing. Now with millions of customers reading and paying their bills online, Verizon is springing a “convenience” fee trap.
NFC has been trashed by critics, who say it adds no value to consumers or is a technology in search of a need. But increasingly, we’re seeing more interesting projects and applications being built that show how NFC will be deployed outside of mobile payment situations.
Isis, the near field communication mobile wallet venture from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, took another step forward with the announcement that it has selected SIM card maker and digital security specialist Gemalto as its trusted service manager for its mobile wallet.
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There are a ton of mobile payment initiatives getting under way. But to get mobile payments to soar, it takes the buy in from merchants, who have to be convinced that it’s a necessary and beneficial step up from the current way of doing business.
Rather than scaling back on its plans for its own NFC payments network, the carrier-led Isis joint venture is ramping up and welcoming more credit card companies and banks. And that, Isis believes, will make the carrier venture even more critical to the success of NFC.
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AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are reportedly downsizing plans for a joint near field communication payment network called Isis and are looking to partner now with credit card companies Visa and MasterCard on a more modest mobile wallet offering.