The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced today its partnership with Etisalat and du to launch its first “Smart Nol” Service for Dubai commuters using public transport.
Smart NOL enables smoother travel and accessibility via NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled mobile phones.
I do not really understand why you need a new sim card as well but Etisalat will make you need one. The prices are as follows:
Sadly they are way behind with the approved phones for this… No Z10,Q10,Q5,Z30? Not even any iPhone??? Sorry that will be a show stopper in my opinion on this service…
more info’s on the Etisalat website: (LINK)
Update: They are really serious to just support OS7 devices on BlackBerry…. See below Chat with Etisalat support..