You can now use NFC-enabled smartphones for rides and retail payments

You need to change to a new SIM card


EZ-Link has just launched a new initiative allowing users of NFC-enabled supported smartphones to pay for public transport rides and retail payments at over 30,000 EZ-Link acceptance points including shopping, food & beverage and taxis.

The move means you can simply tap your Android smartphone for payments without the need for an EZ-Link card. Interested customers, however, will need to change their SIM card to an EZ-Link SIM Card available at the three major telcos here – M1, Singtel and Starhub. Newer iPhone models with NFC unfortunately, don’t make it to the list since Apple uses it exclusively for Apple Pay at the moment.

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Only selected LG, Samsung and Sony smartphones are included in the first wave of launch according to EZ-Link NFC’s website. You can view the listed of supported phones here.

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