MasterCard, Gemalto, Garanti Bank and Turkish mobile phone operator Avea have joined forces to launch Turkey’s first near field communication (NFC) initiative involving an antenna-equipped SIM card mobile phone payment functionality.
Turkish consumers will have the opportunity to make their mobile phones compatible with NFC technology via an N-flex SIM card which carries a flexible NFC antenna. Avea and Garanti Bank are launching a nationwide awareness and activation campaign.
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