StarHub has partnered DBS, EZ-Link, and MasterCard to introduce SmartWallet, a NFC (Near Field Communication) app. It was announced earlier that StarHub, DBS, and EZ-link are part of the consortium which developed an interoperable mobile NFC infrastructure and mobile payment services in Singapore.
StarHub’s NFC-ready devices include Sony Sola, Sony Xperia S, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, Samsung Galaxy Note II.
The StarHub NFC SIM card activation fee of $37.45 for new customers and $21.40 for existing customers will be waived until the end of January 2013.
In addition, the SmartWallet Value-Added Service activation fee will be waived until the end of March 2013. The prevailing one-time charges apply thereafter. For more information, click here.