Top up Nol cards on your An­droid

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Users will soon be able to top up their Nol cards through the Pub­lic Trans­port App on An­droid phones. The Roads and Trans­port Au­thor­ity (RTA) will launch the fi­nal ver­sion of the Smart Fare project to the pub­lic in Oc­to­ber. New ser­vices will be added to the Pub­lic Trans­port App and the smart ser­vices on the app will be up­graded. The new ser­vices will en­able Nol card own­ers to pay for ser­vices pro­vided through the app. It will be pos­si­ble to read and up­date Nol cards di­rectly through An­droid de­vices. Khaled Al Awadi, Di­rec­tor of Au­to­mated Fare Col­lec­tion, RTA, said: “The project uses the NFC tech­nol­ogy, ie tap­ping Nol card on smart­phones in which the Pub­lic Trans­port Smart App is up­loaded. “The cus­tomer would then be able to top up the Nol card and buy a bus and metro per­mit with­out vis­it­ing ticket coun­ters.” Ser­vices will be paid for through en­ter­ing de­tails of cus­tomer’s credit card to the app.

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