School of Advanced Communications Technologies

Discovering NFC Ecosystem – Everything you need to know about your NFC solutions

Mobile NFC offers new opportunities to network operators, banks, transport companies and other service providers. This course will allow you to easily understand the main standards, technologies, features & security around this NFC ecosystem, including UICC, Handsets, Trusted Service Management, OTA & Business Enabler solutions


NFC requirements for co-operation between these different stakeholders, and Global Platform requirements for security and confidentiality will also be explained.

At the end of the programme participants will:

  • Understand the major concepts that define Mobile NFC (Near Field Communication) and identify its main use cases
  • Be able to describe Mobile Equipment architecture needed for Mobile NFC
  • Have an overview on Secure Elements solutions, with focus on UICC (SIM) Secure Element functionalities & OTA basic concepts
  • Know how the different actors (MNO, Bank, and Transport Operator) can manage several applications on the same card via Global Platform (GP) specifications
  • Understand Service Provider (SP) TSM role and possible architectures
  • Understand MNO TSM (Business Enabler) on server side and related specifications
  • Make decisions on technology implementation and procurement that are commercially viable, minimise risk,
    and in line with the strategy and goals of the wider organization

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Mobile NFC
  • Focus on Mobile Equipment
  • Focus on SIM Secure Element
  • Global Platform Basics
  • Trusted Service Management
  • Focus on Server Side

Who Should Attend?

All people involved in Mobile NFC project:

  • Marketing Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Technical team
  • SIM Manager
  • VAS Manager
  • Operational Team
  • Security Managers