OT takes part in NFC transport launch in Russia

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a provider of digital security solutions for the mobility space, has announced its involvement as the supplier of the latest generation of high end NFC SIM card, ‘dragonFly’. The first NFC commercial project jointly launched by top operators in Russia.

The project concerns public transportation payments in Kazan, Russia. It is jointly implemented by the four top mobile operators, MTS, MegaFon, Vimpelcom and Rostelecom alongside the local transport system operator.

OT participates in this project as the supplier of the NFC SIM cards. The electronic transport purse released on the SIM card is compatible with the current MIFARE-based ticketing solution ‘Transport Card’.

We are very proud to participate in this unique NFC launch in Russia with the four major Russian mobile operators, to provide modern and convenient access to public transportation for all,” said Thierry Siminger, RMEA President at Oberthur Technologies. “Our NFC expertise is an undeniable asset that enables us to offer a secure and convenient service that will facilitate national adoption”.

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