Rabobank is to equip bank cards with NFC for contactless payments




Rabobank begin issuing debit cards with NFC. This allows customers to pay the bank contact. ING Bank and ABN Amro give a while fit with the wireless technology for contactless payments.

Nfc Rabobank would start issuing the debit cards with NFC from the first quarter of next year, writes Telecompaper based on anonymous sources. With NFC, users can make payments with pin terminals are suitable. These terminals are also used for payments by smartphone, which also work with NFC.

It is unknown at what pace Rabobank fit customers would like to replace. Passes of the bank are valid for five years, in the transition to NFC match completed normally would start in 2020.

Rabobank replaces the NFC fit according to Telecompaper its current mobile payment systems, which seem to have found a mass audience. Minitix existed since 2003, while the bank MyOrder which include catering orders are possible, bought two years ago in a million deal .

Update, 13:50: Meanwhile, Rabobank confirmed in a message Tweakers that the debit cards with NFC is going to spend. That happens in February. The bank also said that a limited group of users of a Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 from Monday Rabo Wallet app to try. If the test succeeds, the bank will make the app available to all customers.

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