'It’s a great honor to provide a core technology for AT&T’s Commerce Connect and NFC Connect product offering,' said Bumsik Han President and CEO of CorFire.
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 17, 2014
CorFire, the mobile commerce business of SK C&C USA and an industry leader in mobile commerce technology, confirmed AT&T’s recent announcement of CorFire’s selection to provide SP TSM and supporting mobile applications for AT&T’s NFC services to be marketed through AT&T NFC Connect. These services will enhance AT&T’s NFC offer by enabling non-payment related NFC services, such as Access Control, independent of payment applications executed through AT&T NFC SIM cards. In addition, CorFire also confirmed they are providing the technology for the AT&T Commerce Connect mobile marketing program.
Powered by the same CorFire mCommerce Platform used worldwide by merchants, mobile operators, transit authorities and financial institutions; AT&T Commerce Connect will enable merchants and retailers to create and manage the distribution of offers, coupons, ID services and gifting or stored value accounts directly to smartphones.
AT&T recently announced they are participating in a pilot program with CorFire and Blackboard, which provides contactless student card systems to colleges and universities. The three companies are currently evaluating mobile-NFC access at Tulane University in New Orleans and Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.
CorFire’s scalable mCommerce technology allows mobile network operators to deploy innovative features such as value-added offers, mobile gifting, closed-loop payments, virtual loyalty cards, as well as, enablement of features that anticipate consumer usage of mCommerce services. This commercially proven platform speeds the onboarding of mobile commerce services across financial institutions, merchants, transit authorities, ticketing agencies and voucher providers.
“It’s a great honor to provide a core technology for AT&T’s Commerce Connect and NFC Connect product offering,” said Bumsik Han President and CEO of CorFire. “AT&T’s NFC and non-contactless product offering represents a milestone for the mCommerce and Enterprise industries, and reinforces CorFire’s leadership in bringing commercially scalable solutions to market.”
From retailers to handset manufacturers to financial institutions to mobile network operators, organizations today need a proven way to extend their brands and enable their customers to use smartphones as a channel for commerce. With its proven industry expertise, CorFire helps all organizations in the mobile ecosystem deliver on the promise of an environment where consumers can live life mobile. As the mobile commerce business of SK C&C USA, CorFire leverages the financial backing, scale and experience of its parent company, SK C&C, with its 10+ years of mobile payments experience to provide a scalable and trusted technology that helps companies quickly and securely move their mobile commerce platforms forward.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA CorFire offers three core technology solutions: its Trusted Services Manager (TSM) platform - CorTSM™, a robust mobile wallet platform - CorPay™, and CorMKT™ - a state-of-the-art suite of mobile marketing services. For more information please visit http://www.corfire.com.