SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
Credit Saison Co., Ltd.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
February 9, 2011
From February 2011, KDDI Corporation, SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp., Credit Saison Co.,Ltd., Orient Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., and T-Engine Forum will start collaborative operation tests of mobile NFC services , which can be used both in Japan and Korea.
Since July 7, 2010, KDDI, SOFTBANK MOBILE have discussed with SK Telecom on realization of services that utilize mobile NFC technology and are adoptable both in Japan and Korea, as well as mutual usage of facilities. Based upon the discussions by mobile carriers and service operators in Japan and Korea, inner operation tests of following services will be conducted in the two countries.
(1) MasterCard® PayPass™ 
|Content of service||Electronic payment is available by waving a mobile phone with a USIM card that encompasses MasterCard PayPass over a register.|
|Places and number of stores where the service is available||[Japan] About 300 shops at shopping malls in Chiba and Kanagawa prefectures, and other places.
[Korea] About 25,000 shops including convenience stores in Seoul and Busan, and other places
|participant||KDDI Corporation, SK Telecom, SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
MasterCard Worldwide , Credit Saison Co., Ltd. and Orient Corporation
(2) T-Cash 
|Content of service||By waving a mobile phone that is equipped with a finance-enabled USIM card on a dongle, users can electronically pay for goods or pay public transportation fares using their mobile phone. T-Cash application also allows users to check mobile money balance and recharge via credit card or phone bill.|
|Places and number of stores where the service is available||[Korea] Trains (except for some lines), bus, taxi, and convenience stores, and other places in Seoul|
|participant||KDDI Corporation, SK Telecom, SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.|
|Content of service||Information can be easily obtained by waving a mobile phone with an NFC tag, which services as a reader and writer, over a poster or a map.|
|Places and number of stores where the service is available||[Japan] About 110 places including DNP GOTANDA SHOWROOM (SOLUTIONS SQUARE) and Printing Museum, Tokyo, and street lamps in Ginza, Tokyo
[Korea] About 150 places including COEX and restaurants, and other places in Seoul
|participant||KDDI Corporation, SK Telecom, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., T-Engine Forum, and SK Telecom|
The companies will aim for early commercial adoption of services that are experimented in the tests, and expansion of countries where the services of waving a mobile phone using NFC technology will be available to improve the convenience of users and promote international development.