Jul 5, 2012 - Category: Featured
A new study from Juniper Research has determined that the total value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC (Near Field Communications) transactions will reach $670bn by 2015, up from $240bn this year. These forecasts represent the gross merchandise value of all purchases...
Aug 8, 2011 - Category: International News
B.Shark, a Chinese company offering worldwide mobile payment solutions, recently collaborated with SPforum, the largest microblog dedicated to the Mobile Internet industry in China, to hold a forum about who will play the leading role in worldwide mobile payments. The discussion was lively, and experts from...
Aug 2, 2011 - Category: News
While Americans are still using plenty of cash, checks, credit and debit cards to pay their bills, new electronic methods such as paying by cell phone or digital wallets are emerging. Before jumping in, consumers should be aware of the disparity in loss liability and consumer protections they offer,...
Jun 29, 2011 - Category: International News
Nokia has started shipping mobile phones in India that are preloaded with its banking application, in a bid to popularize mobile banking in the country.
India is the first market where Nokia is preloading the Mobile Money client on its phones, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.
Nokia has already teamed up...
Mar 16, 2011 - Category: Research
Mobile payments are an emerging opportunity to make payment from or with a mobile handset. While a success in certain countries and with fringe audiences already, mobile payments have not yet achieved success on a global scale. However, it is anticipated that this will begin to change in 2011 as the...
Feb 15, 2011 - Category: News
Here’s a preliminary list of the hottest mobile payment startups. Feel free to add to the conversation:
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Jan 21, 2011 - Category: Research
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Mobile Payments – A Battle of Giants in a Fragmented Market” report to their offering.
This study spotlights the mobile payment market, provides details about the related services and their technological aspects,...
Jan 16, 2011 - Category: News
Facebook may be seeing positive cashflow and excellent rates of growth, but it’s also dismally unprofitable considering the size of its user base. That gives it the impetus for an all-out mobile payments push. It’s already primed for success: with about 100 million active users in the U.S., it already...
Nov 18, 2010 - Category: Featured
A recent report from Aite Group forecasts that U.S. mobile bill payments will reach more than $200 billion in 2015.
Aite Group interviewed more than 60 companies in the Fall of 2010 and produced a 65 page report that defines and segments the mobile payment industry, and includes an analysis of the...
Sep 15, 2010 - Category: Mobile Payment Companies
Obopay specializes in mobile payment systems. The service allows the transfer of money between mobile phones. Once a customer creates an Obopay account, money can be added from a credit card, debit card, or a bank transfer. From a technical point of view, Obopay service currently works in three ways: via...
Jun 9, 2010 - Category: Research
Mobile payment market gained momentum in the recent years owing to introduction of efficient mobile money transfer services across several markets. Further, the widespread adoption of mobile payments in majority of the markets, especially in Asia-Pacific, and participation of global institutions in NFC...