Isis Signs Up Six Major Handset Makers for Mobile Payments Push

Isis, the mobile payments joint venture of AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, has signed up a long list of handset makers that are vowing to produce phones with embedded NFC chips that will allow people to tap to pay. The participants include HTC, LG, Motorola, RIM, Samsung and Sony Ericsson. In addition, Isis said it was working with DeviceFidelity to add NFC functionality to phones that did not originally ship with near field technology.


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