Dominique Brulé

Blogger profile: Dominique Brulé

Works in Marketing for NFC at Gemalto. Blogs on all matters NFC, TSM and ecosystems. Lucky to live in Nice, not only for the sunshine but also to be among the first regular NFC phone users in the world.

Website: http://www.gemalto.com/telecom


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NFC in the prepaid market: how Financial Institutions and MNOs benefit from active collaboration

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Posted on 22nd May 2014 by in Telecom

The prepaid cards market is one of the fastest growing non-cash payments market with most of the growth and adoption coming from the US. Within this context, American Express’ Serve, a subsidiary of American Express, specializing in prepaid services, allows customers to enroll their service through Mobile Network Operators (MNOs). Together with two other major […]

Making mobile payments the norm

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Posted on 11th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Posted on 5th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]

If money is going to the cloud, and connectivity is everywhere, why do we need NFC? – Question from Tim Green, Mobile Money Revolution

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Posted on 25th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Continuing our Mobile World Congress influencer Q&A series, Tim Green from Mobile Money Revolution has asked why we need NFC when our money is going to the cloud and connectivity is everywhere. He believes that we could use email or apps instead. Do we think some new form of OTA mobile payment is the future? […]

How is Gemalto going to take NFC and the SIM card itself to the next level in mobile money, redemption cards and just making the consumer’s life easier as a whole? – Question from Jeb Brilliant, The Mobile Perspective

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Posted on 26th Feb 2013 by in Telecom

As defined by the NFC Forum, ‘Near Field Communication (NFC) technology makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch.’   I like this description as it implies that NFC makes life easier and more convenient, in […]

NFC poised for critical mass in France

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Posted on 28th Jun 2012 by in Telecom

Today’s announcement that Orange will undertake the first large scale rollout of NFC-enabled SIM cards in France is more proof, if it were needed, that NFC seems to be on the cusp of mass adoption. For the last few years, influencers and industry heavyweights have questioned whether NFC would ever achieve widespread adoption and, if it did, what would […]

What are the chief issues with NFC? – Questions from MobileGroove’s Peggy Anne Salz

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Posted on 29th Feb 2012 by in Telecom

In the next post on our series answering questions from mobile influencers, Peggy Anne Salz of MobileGroove raises some thought-provoking points on mobile marketing and NFC payments. NFC-enabled mobile payments from Google and Isis are getting attention, while cloud-based payments offered by the likes of PayPal also appear to be picking up steam. So what […]

MWC 2012 – making mobile payments smart and secure

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Posted on 27th Feb 2012 by in Telecom

Mobile World Congress 2012 in all its glory is in full swing here in Barcelona and we have already been very busy at Gemalto, announcing UpTeq NFC, our smart SIM chip for mobile payments, as well as TSM solutions which we will be supplying to financial services company Chase. Bloomberg  this morning covered the news […]

On which mobile OS will NFC first see market adoption? – Question from Simon Judge, Mobile Phone Development

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Posted on 24th Feb 2012 by in Telecom

Continuing our Mobile World Congress tradition of answering questions posed to us by influencers in the mobile industry, today Simon Judge of Mobile Phone Development wants to know which mobile OS will be the main one to spur NFC adoption on. Up to now the main NFC debate has been who will be first to […]

Going cashless in Singapore

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Posted on 20th Feb 2012 by in Telecom

If you’re a regular follower of our blog and news, you will be aware of our involvement in the Isis mobile commerce platform. Our Trusted Service Manager (TSM) solution has been chosen to secure the platform, a joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, which aims to bring secure NFC mobile payments […]