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Tata DoCoMo, Megasoft XIUS ink pact on mobile solutions

Tata DoCoMo, Megasoft XIUS ink pact on mobile solutions
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First Published: Wed, Feb 16 2011. 04 51 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Feb 16 2011. 04 51 PM IST
New Delhi: IT firm Megasoft XIUS on Wednesday announced signing of an agreement with Tata DoCoMo to deliver mobile touch transaction solutions, based on near field communications technology.
Near Field Communications (NFC) is a technology that enables a product to carry a transaction or transmit any message on a terminal or any other device without the need to touch it. NFC is commonly used in malls, toll plaza and smartcards used by passengers in metro trains.
The new service will enable Tata DcCoMo to provide anytime, anywhere electronic talk time recharge, bill payment and other value-added services in self-service mode.
Tata DoCoMo will run trial of MTT services within Hyderabad, according to an official press.
Initial transactions will include mobile phone top-up, download of ringtones (Polytones) and wallpaper.
The MTT solution offers opportunity to increase retail points of presence, provide self-service to more non- traditional top-up and other value-added service points, like coffee shops and others through self-service Active Posters- part of offfering from Xius, said the company.
Active Posters or APs are a type of printed electronic technology with paper-thin self-service terminal device and glass touch sensing.
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First Published: Wed, Feb 16 2011. 04 51 PM IST