The Role of SIM OTA and the Mobile Operator in the NFC Environment
NFC introduces a new role for the mobile handset: as a device for interacting with a subscriber's immediate environment. With close-range contactless technology, the paper will use the handsets as credit cards, to access public transportation, open doors and many more applications. NFC is a close proximity (within a few inches or centimeters), standards-based wireless connectivity technology that enables simple and safe two-way interactions among electronic devices. A chip in the handset performs the wireless communication The display, keyboard, and the mobile network capability of the handset enables the implementation of a wide range of powerful applications with real user benefit and business cases behind.