Dubai Transit Authority Plans to Launch Its Closed-Loop Card in More NFC Wallets

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, which in December first launched mobile fare payments with a digital version of its closed-loop card in Huawei smartphones, says it plans to expand the service to other OEMs, including Apple and Samsung. ...

Top Cubic Executives Complain of ‘Serious Concerns’ about Tender Process in Selection of Rival Conduent in Australia: Reports

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U.S.-based Cubic Corp. sent a letter of complaint to the premier of the Australian state of Victoria in Melbourne, contending that a flawed procurement process led to the selection of rival vendor Conduent for a 15-year, AU$1.7 billion (US$1.1 billion),...
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Australia’s Second-Largest State Names Winner of Contract for New Ticketing System

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Australia’s second largest state has hired U.S.-based Conduent to a 15-year, AU$1.7 billion (US$1.1 billion), contract to build and operate an account-based ticketing system that will include open-loop payments, the Victoria state minister for public...
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Special Report: Despite Industry Push, Few Transit Agencies Rolling Out ‘Closed-Loop EMV’ So Far

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Transit agency Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, or SL, in Stockholm launched what is believed to be the industry’s first rollout of white-label EMV cards for its closed-loop customers in September 2021. To date it has issued around 1.5 million cards, which...
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