Japan’s NTT DOCOMO Partners With MasterCard For Overseas Mobile Payments

Posted on Oct 11 2012 - 4:37am by Editorial Staff

Japan’s mobile operator NTT DOCOMO and MasterCard today announced a new partnership in order to expand contactless payments options for consumers in Japan with a purpose to give DOCOMO wings and connect it with the whole world, with enabling customers using ID mobile credit payments with compatible DOCOMO smartphones to make contactless payments outside Japan.

The plan to execute the new service is in the first half of fiscal year 2013, the time at which customers will be using both iD mobile credit payments and NFC compatible DOCOMO smartphones. In the starting, the service will be available in two of new DOCOMO handsets, docomo with series Xperia AX SO-01E, and docomo NEXT series AQUOS PHONE ZETA SH-02E.

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