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Huge Win for BlackBerry: Rogers and CIBC Announce NFC Mobile Wallet App Set to Launch This Year

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This is what we’ve been waiting for: a bank and a carrier to finally announce a mobile wallet application with at least of hint of when it will launch. Rogers and CIBC have announced a mobile payment solution that will allow customers to use their NFC-enabled BlackBerry exactly as they would a credit card. The app will be available “later this year” and will initially be limited to CIBC Mastercard and Visa credit card customers.
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Carrier Billing Becoming Increasingly Important for Developers

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RIM’s carrier billing partnerships are an excellent way for consumers to purchase apps without having to use PayPal or a credit card. It’s also great for developers as it provides a convenient way to monetize their applications and provide users with the app where they may not otherwise be able to afford it. Eric at Ebscer recently shared some data around carrier billing and it looks like it’s fast becoming an essential service.
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