Great news for Windows Phone users is that Verizon has now released the Softcard NFC payment app for Verizon.
To use Windows Phone users need a phone with NFC, like the Nokia Lumia Icon, secure SIM card and the app.
To pay users need to open the app, enter their pin, select the payment card and then tap the terminal.
Users can add participating credit cards from American Express, Chase or Wells Fargo to Softcard, or set up an American Express Service account. This includes eligible Visa credit cards from the participating issuers.
Verizon and Softcard are running a number of promotions at present for new users, including:
Get a $5 credit on each of your first 5 purchases
Verizon customers can get a $5 credit on each of your first five purchases using a new American Express Serve with Softcard™ Account.2 Offer expires on 11/30/2014. See terms.
$1 Account Credit
Get $1 back on each purchase of $1 or more after you tap to pay with your American Express Serve Account in Softcard.3 Up to $50 per month in Serve credit through 12/31/2014. Transit and parking purchases excluded.
Lucky Verizon users can find the app in the Windows Phone Store here.