Mobile Payments & Banking

  • NFC To Spike, Boost Mobile Commerce
    A new study by Juniper Research forecasts that NFC will facilitate transactions valued at $74 billion by 2015 as NFC is increasingly used for the payment of goods in-store and as transport tickets. ...More
    March 8, 2012 By Lindsay Welnick Posted in News
  • Majority of Americans Not Using, Uncomfortable with Mobile Transactions
    Despite the increasing penetration of smartphones into everyday lives and the buzz around mobile payments, the paper-saving transactional applications – such as mobile boarding passes, couponing, payments and the like – are only in the nascent stages. ...More
    March 7, 2012 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Are Operators Starting to Walk the Walk?
    The next five years are going to be really exciting, especially as we begin to see all the operators efforts from the past five years come to fruition. ...More
    March 2, 2012 Posted in Blog, Service Creation & Delivery
  • Operator Survey Highlights Demand for Bundled Services
    Despite operating in an app-centric mobile world, the survey gained widespread agreement from operators that the digital services that will be the most critical are video on demand (50 percent), mobile payment services (50 percent) and cloud storage (50 percent). ...More
    February 29, 2012 By Lindsay Welnick Posted in News
  • Who Will Monetize the Social Network?
    Cash-$100 bills
    Virtual commerce is reported to be a $2.2 billion industry that’s projected to grow to $6 billion in under 5 years. With the right platform, developers are reportedly generating over 100 times the revenues they were achieving through traditional banner ads. ...More
    February 28, 2012 Posted in Blog, Revenue Management
  • First Isis Banking Partners Named for Mobile Payments
    Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, announced that Chase, Capital One and Barclaycard have entered into agreements with Isis, enabling their credit, debit and prepaid cards to be placed into the Isis Mobile Wallet. ...More
    February 28, 2012 By Lindsay Welnick Posted in News, Billing
  • 1 in 4 Online Homes Banking Wirelessly
    A mobile browser constituted the most common method of mobile banking access (60 percent), following by a downloadable application (41 percent) and text messaging (32 percent). ...More
    February 28, 2012 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • Amdocs Intros Mobile Payments Solution
    Mobile banking, payments
    Amdocs has a new cloud-based solution that it says will enable mobile operators to quickly, securely and cost-effectively scale their mobile-payments business for both prepaid and postpaid customers to open new revenue streams. ...More
    February 28, 2012 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News, Billing, Revenue Management
  • Vodafone, Visa Plan Major Mobile-Payments Team-Up
    Mobile banking, payments
    The companies are planning a Vodafone-branded proposition that will be offered to consumers across the carrier's 400 million customer base in more than 30 countries across five continents. It will be enabled by Visa’s payment network, product suite and brand. ...More
    February 27, 2012 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News, Billing
  • Comviva, MasterCard To Help the 'Underbanked'
    Comviva will work with MasterCard to enable global consumers to purchase goods and services via their mobile phone at millions of physical and online merchants, as well as transfer funds and pay bills. ...More
    February 23, 2012 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News, Billing