What is Telately

Telately is the collection and study of all smartcards.

The word “telately” is derived from the Greek words “tele” which has the meaning of over a distance and “atalia” which means exemption from payment. 

The combined word “tele-atelia” thus has the meaning “ Exemption from payment for (communication) over a distance”. 

Because of the “over a distance” connotation it includes all types of prepaid phonecards, SIM cards, credit cards, shopping cards, ATM cards and any other card that communicates over direct wires, telephone or radio to a computer on a prepaid, credit, or direct debit basis.

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