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OCBC Bank sceptical that NFC mobile payments solves customer issue
OCBC Singapore believes that peer-to-peer mobile banking will grow in a big way.

Nov 06, 2012 | Research

When Singapore announced its nation-wide near-field communications (NFC) initiative under a consortium of, among others, Citibank, DBS, EZ-Link and all three mobile operators in Singapore to develop the necessary infrastructure and ecosystem, it highlighted the role of the government in advancing a still-hotly contentious issue of NFC mobile payments—the private sector was not able to come together without incentives and a call for support by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) own IDA’s iN2015 Masterplan. Two banks were markedly missing from the list, OCBC and UOB. UOB wasn’t…

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Categories: Channels, Innovation, Mobile Banking, Payments, Retail Banking, Technology & Operations
Keywords: OCBC, UOB, NFC, IDA
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