Tag: Mobile payments

Mobile Payments to Hit $1 trillion by 2017 | MobilePaymentsToday.com

Written by on November 16, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

A report by IDC posts the big $1 trillion number for mobile payments, but the author, Aaron McPherson, a self confessed NFC sceptic (there should be a club), is quick to point out that a) this is a drop in the overall transaction totals – which are close to $50 trillion and b) he was […]

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Why Mobile Payments? Because Cards Can’t Talk

Written by on October 18, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

At last, the bank-backed ISIS mobile payment system will debut next week via trials in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City Utah. Oft quoted skeptics argue that mobile payments won’t succeed in the US because plastic credit cards are already easy for consumers to use. This is true. What the skeptics are missing, however, is […]

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The Crisis at ISIS and the Rise and Rise of M-Pesa

Written by on October 9, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

ISIS, the NFC mobile wallet that is about to tested in Salt Lake City and a couple of other cities in the US is still – about to be tested. According to Mobile Payments Today, there are several reasons for the lack of anything happening. Reading between the lines, it comes down to the difference […]

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