Gemalto & China Mobile to Launch NFC Transit Payments in Beijing

China mobile has partnered with Gemalto to launch its much anticipated UpTeq NFC Multi-tenant SIM, that will protect customer data used for contactless applications. The campaign will be launched soon, beginning with the mass transit service in Beijing. Gemalto will pre-load the SIMs with the transport app and will enable about 23 mn people in the city to take buses and metro trains by just tapping the phones on the ticket readers.

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