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/R E P E A T — Video B-Roll available via CNW – CIBC and Rogers complete the first mobile credit card transaction in Canada/

November 3, 2012

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TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ – The following B-Roll is available by Video
On-Demand web download:

STORY SUMMARY: CIBC and Rogers today announced they have completed the first
point-of-sale mobile credit card transaction in Canada using the secure
SIM card inside an NFC-enabled smartphone. Simon Whitfield, Pan
American Games and Olympic medalist, performed the credit card
transaction, buying coffee at Tim Hortons using the CIBC Mobile
Payment™ App on a BlackBerry® smartphone from Rogers.

This new way to pay will be available to CIBC credit card clients using
a Rogers smartphone, allowing them to pay for coffee, groceries, and
other everyday purchases simply by holding their smartphone up to one
of the tens of thousands of contactless payment terminals at merchants
across Canada.

SHOT LIST:

  1. David Robinson, Vice-President of Emerging Business at Rogers
    Communications discusses mobile payment launch with CIBC at Tim
    Horton’s restaurant
  2. David Williamson, Senior Executive Vice-President and Group Head, Retail
    and Business Banking, CIBC discusses mobile payment launch with Rogers
    at Tim Horton’s restaurant
  3. Simon Whitfield, Pan American Games and Olympic medalist shares his
    thoughts on the Rogers and CIBC mobile payment application at Tim
    Horton’s
  4. Simon Whitfield uses the CIBC Mobile Payment App to make the first
    SIM-based  mobile payment in Canada, with David Robinson from Rogers,
    right and David Williamson from CIBC, centre.


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TIME OF POSTING:  Available Now
DATE OF POSTING:  Nov. 2, 2012
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STATIONS, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:

CIBC:
Sean Hamilton
Director, Media Relations
(416) 304-8456
sean.hamilton@cibc.com
Rogers:
Allison Fitton,
Communications Manager
(416) 817-3315
Allisson.Fitton@rci.rogers.com

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SOURCE: CIBC