BlackBerry To Get Mastercard Paypass Certification

BlackBerry To Get Mastercard Paypass CertificationBlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphones are the first SIM-based NFC smartphones to be certified by MasterCard Worldwide as PayPass approved devices.

The certification was granted on the basis of the BlackBerry smartphones meeting the functionality, interoperability and security requirements of MasterCard.

With this certification, any MasterCard PayPass-issuing bank globally will be able to deploy MasterCard PayPass-enabled accounts to the SIM card of these smartphones.

Orange is the first operator worldwide to have commercial NFC launches in two countries, UK and France, with trials in several European markets.

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October 30, 2011 6:17 pm 6:17 PM

Future certainly belongs to m-commerce. In few years we all will be carrying digital wallet instead of typical leather wallet.

October 30, 2011 4:31 pm 4:31 PM

Really great news to blackberry lovers :S