Isis Mobile Wallet Launches in Salt Lake City and Austin

isis mobile wallet launches in salt lake city and austin

Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah are now able to experience Isis Mobile Wallet. Nine handsets across three carriers will be compatible with the Isis Mobile Wallet app starting today with eleven more by year’s end, totaling to twenty for those that don’t care for math.

Isis is the joint venture of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile and allows consumers to pay on the go with their phones using NFC technology.  For T-Mobile subscribers, the Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S2, and Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G are ready to get some extra breathing room in your pocket by eliminating your wallet. Verizon has the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE Isis-ready, with the Motorola Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD to be added within the week. AT&T has not named the handsets it carries that are a go for Isis Mobile Wallet, but it swears there are some.

If you’re living in the Salt Lake City or Austin area, you’ll need to follow a couple simple steps to set up your phone for Isis use. Find a retail store for your service provider and get a free Isis SIM card to ensure your phone’s compatibility. Then grab the Isis Mobile Wallet app from the Google Play store and load in your credit card information. The app currently accepts American Express, Capital One, and Chase cards. Once you’re all set, start swiping away and enjoy the weight that has been lifted from your pants pockets.

There are currently being accepted at hundreds of stores in the Austin and Salt Lake City markets and it comes with some added benefits. Some retailers offer loyalty cards and savings to shoppers using Isis. T-Mobile has stated that activating the application in its store will land a person $10 Isis eCash for free. Users is Salt Lake will get  free rides on all UTA buses, Trax and Frontrunner vehicles through January 31, 2013. 


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