Rogers Suretap Wallet adds support for the BlackBerry Z30 and Q10

It has taken a bit of time, but finally Rogers SureTap Wallet has been updated with added support for the BlackBerry Z30 and BlackBerry Q10! This update brings contactless payments to your device using the Rogers SureTap system. For a limited time promo you can receive a FREE $100 credit when you download the Rogers […]

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BlackBerry Expands Commitment to Mobile Payments Management Services

Company Announces Three-Year Agreement with EnStream to Support Secure Financial Transactions WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 12, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced a new three-year agreement with EnStream LP, a mobile payments joint venture owned by Canadian wireless carriers Bell, Rogers and TELUS, to provide a secure platform […]

Tim Hortons launches mobile payment service

If you have not heard of Tim Hortons by now you are most likely living in a dark cave off the grid, eating nuts and fruit. LOL, just kidding. I will say my experience with Tim Hortons has always been an awesome of to say the least and for our Canadian neighbors in the great […]

Rogers customers can change the way they pay with the launch of the suretap wallet

Canada NewsWire TORONTO, April 11, 2014 Customers can now leave their cash at home and use their smartphones to make everyday purchases TORONTO, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ – Canadians are about to think differently about cash, cards and their bulky wallets. Today, Rogers is launching the suretap wallet, a new application that lets customers use […]

Tim Hortons unveils Quickpay Tim Card for BlackBerry 10

Introducing mobile tap and scan payment options for in-restaurant purchases OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Tim Hortons today announced new mobile payment options aimed at improving speed of service and enhancing guest experience in its restaurants throughout Canada and the United States. As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to operational excellence and guest satisfaction, the strategy includes the adoption […]

Rogers to deliver first mobile wallet from Canadian carrier

suretap™ wallet will include a co-branded virtual Rogers Prepaid MasterCard and Gift Cards from national retailers Approximately one third of Canadian smartphone owners made a mobile payment in the past year TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers announced today that its suretap™ wallet, the first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada, will be […]

TELUS introducing NFC-enabled SIM ‘used for mobile banking services’ Coming October 10th

Telus is moving feature forward with new way of money! Now TELUS has jump on board much like, Rogers to now allow a SIM NFC enabled card that will allow NFC enabled BlackBerry devices to use a new payment system by simply tapping it to a device to the payment terminal According to an internal doc we received […]

Proxama Joins With ISIS For Mobile Payment System For BlackBerry 10

Proxama is going to join forces with ISIS to create a new mobile payment system. They will be making an NFC enabled wallet for BlackBerry 10 devices. ISIS, has been around for a while, but nothing has been done lately. For those who don’t know, ISIS is a mobile commerce joint venture that was made […]

NFC feature in BlackBerry Q5 to be market dependant

The BlackBerry Q5 is going to marketed as a mid-range device, and it seems that BlackBerry has decided to cut costs depending on specific markets.  As you can see in the image, the NFC feature will be market dependant on the Q5.  This makes total sense as BlackBerry will be pushing the Q5 in emerging […]

RBC and Bell to launch secure mobile payments solution

Canada’s largest bank and Canada’s largest communications company to offer efficient and secure mobile way to purchase goods and services with credit and debit MONTREAL AND TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – RBC and Bell today announced the upcoming availability of an easy, fast and secure way for RBC mobile banking customers to purchase […]

PowerSkin Launches Battery Case for BlackBerry Z10 Includes Support for NFC – Only $79.99

Costa Mesa, Calif. – March 26, 2012 – PowerSkin®, maker of shock-absorbing, battery-boosting cases for smartphones and gaming accessories, debuted the first NFC-enabled battery case for the BlackBerry Z10, providing a big boost of power in a one-piece, featherweight design. “PowerSkin® dominates the battery case market in the Android and BlackBerry space,” said Shaun Ng, […]

Rogers And CIBC Have Invested Up To $60 Million Into Suretap

Back in November, Rogers and CIBC joined together to launch Suretap, the mobile payment system. They claim to be Canada’s first mobile payment system. Currently, both the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Z10 are capable of using this technology with more in the future.

Now Approved for Suretap NFC Payments on Rogers Canada the BlackBerry Z10

Last year Rogers released Suretap NFC Payments for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 an Curve 9360. Suretap utilize the NFC enabled SIM card in your BlackBerry device. Rogers Wireless has now approved the BlackBerry Z10 for suretap security. Now the application for the BlackBerry Z10 is not yet available but it is under construction.

NFC News: VISA Mobile Payment App in Development for BB10!

Well here is some news I personally have been waiting to here CIBC has confirmed via Twitter @cibc when can we expect the visa mobile payment nfc app to be available on BB10? I really enjoyed it on my 9900, @BBABrian We hear you! Our dev team is working on it & making sure the […]

BlackBerry Launches NFC Ad Campaign in the UK

Ever since i was able to enable the NFC feature on the BlackBerry Bold 9900, I have been hooked on the technology. The possibilities are endless with NFC, you can use it to turn on/off Bluetooth, WiFi, Mobile payments and much more. BlackBerry has launched a new campaign in the UK using NFC technology to […]

PassWallet & codeREADr Now Beam and Redeem Passes via NFC

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM and BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Feb 7, 2013) – Attido Mobile (http://www.attidomobile.com), developers of the PassWallet app, which supports passes on the Android & BlackBerry platforms, and Skycore LLC, developers of the codeREADr app (https://codereadr.com), which supports the redemption of passes on both Apple’s Passbook and Attido’s PassWallet, have today announced the capability […]

RIM Pushes TSM Services to Telcos in Competition with SIM Suppliers

RIM is not only targeting the NFC market with their NFC enabled smartphones, but they are also targeting TSM services and NFC enabled SIM cards as well.  RIM is targeting its “secure element manager” service at mobile operators, offering to manage their NFC SIM cards.  Now this is separate from their NFC enabled smartphones, as not all […]

RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all […]

Canada’s First NFC Enabled Magazine Ad From Rogers And BlackBerry

When NFC first started to make its way into our phones there were a lot of critics that just didn’t see the point.  Sure there is mobile payment solutions, but there is a large infrastructure that needs to be put into place before that becomes a full-scale solution.  Well Rogers and BlackBerry have gone another route […]

Talking With Your Arduino via NFC on BlackBerry

Did you know that it’s easy to exchange data between your NFC enabled smartphone and your Arduino? It can be arbitrary data too – it does not need to be formatted as NDEF tags or ISO 7816-4 APDUs! What does it take to get an Arduino that talks with BlackBerry running? Here’s what I used […]