With Passport, BlackBerry has reinvented itself but it still isn't good enough to take on its rivals.
Through Visa's managed platform, Aircel mobile subscribers will have access to a financial account that is linked to their mobile phone number in order to receive various services.
Registered HDFC Bank Debit or Credit Card holders can link their mobile phones to the accounts for using the Movida mobile payment services.
Select Samsung, LG and RIM smartphones have been certified as Visa Mobile Payment Devices to be used with Visa payWave mobile payment solution.
The entire mobile ecosystem is enthusiastic about the mobile phone as medium to carry credit cards and other form of plastic money, (or NFC as the technology is called), now with Google and Visa joining hands NFC is all set to go mainstream.
Though it will be launched in the United States and Canada first later this year, Visa is planning is planning to launch the services in many emerging countries including India.