Tag: Mobile Wallet

Is growth of the mobile wallet slowing?

Is growth of the mobile wallet slowing?

Written by on October 20, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Statistics about the growth, potential and size of the mobile payments market are everywhere. It is enormous – mobile commerce transactions are set to hit $142 billion next year, according to Forrester. Mobile payments are growing 40 percent, year on year according to Juniper Research and mobile retail purchases will exceed an eye watering $700 […]

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Amex bites the mobile payment hand that feeds it

Amex bites the mobile payment hand that feeds it

Written by on September 18, 2014 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

At Apple’s latest product unveiling, people might have oohed and aahed over the bigger iPhone 6 screens and the Apple Watch, but the big story was undoubtedly Apple Pay. It, more than anything else announced that morning, has the potential to be a real game changer. We’ve already devoted space to Apple Pay here, here […]

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Is the Mobile Wallet in Africa getting ahead of itself?

Is the Mobile Wallet in Africa getting ahead of itself?

Written by on February 13, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

The Mobile Wallet in Africa is maturing fast. The question is whether it is maturing too fast and will leave the people that it was designed for behind. The success of mobile money in Africa is well documented and impressive. The number of Kenyan adults who use mobile money now stands at 75 percent, up […]

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Banks Tighten the Belt… But Don’t Forget About Payments!

Banks Tighten the Belt… But Don’t Forget About Payments!

Written by on December 16, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

With increasing regulation in financial services in recent years, many banks are feeling a tightening of the wallet when it comes to innovation in consumer products and services.  Investment spend that in years past has gone toward mobile and online advancement is now being spent on regulatory projects or worse, fines.  At least in the […]

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MCX: Of the Merchants, By the Merchants, For the Merchants

MCX: Of the Merchants, By the Merchants, For the Merchants

Written by on November 20, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 1 Comment

With ISIS finally having launched nationally in the U.S., many will be watching to track its success (or lack thereof).  Yet, perhaps stakeholders should be turning their attention to another more promising mobile payment solution: MCX. Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) represents a partnership of some of the largest U.S. retailers including Wal-Mart and Target.  The […]

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ISIS: So Close, Yet So Far

ISIS: So Close, Yet So Far

Written by on September 4, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

This summer proved to be a busy time for ISIS, the American based mobile wallet driven by Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile.  News out of ISIS aims to further expand the reach and power of their mobile wallet offering but will it be enough to get both merchants and consumers on board? The Good News… In […]

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