One step closer to the mobile wallet
The operator Orange, in partnership with the manufacturer Gemalto, decided to offer its customers SIM cards equipped with NFC chips.
Why it matters
Our mobile phone is an extension of ourselves – and we rarely leave home without it. This solution not only allow users to perform various operations remotely and at their own pace, it can also act as a mobile wallet. Users can also access a portfolio of scalable applications for NFC payments, transportation, ticketing and loyalty programs. While NFC technology has been discussed at length for some time now, how can brands use this new technology to connect with customers and their favourite everyday tool?
If you think you’re the trendiest and mot fashionable of the new coolest neighborhood of Madrid you just have to go to the Telefonica shop and prove it before the cameras. The Telefonica Flagship Store in cooperation with Triball (an association of more than 110 different shops of a Madrid neighborhood) and Le Cool, has organised “The Fashion Coolhunter”. Several photographers will be “hunting” the trendiest styling of Madrid. The prize: 300€ to spend in the Triball shops.
This fall a parking system called Trafficpass will be introduced in the Austrian market. Trafficpass provides a cash free and ticket free paying solution.