AT&T aims to make its own mobile commerce platform

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AT&T makes a move to establish a strong presence in mobile commerce AT&T has made a move to develop its own mobile commerce platform. The telecommunications company is currently involved in Isis, a platform that was born from a joint venture with Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. The three companies had invested heavily in Isis and successfully launched the platform in the U.S. in 2013. Isis has promised to be a powerful platform, but AT&T is not willing to place the entirety of its mobile commerce interests on the platform. AT&T…

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Isis announces new mobile commerce services

Isis Mobile Payment Platform

Isis adds American Express Serve to mobile commerce platform Mobile commerce platform Isis now leverages the services associated with the American Express Serve platform. Isis is a joint venture from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless and has managed to establish a relatively strong following in the world of mobile commerce. The platform is in direct competition with Google’s own mobile commerce platform, called the Google Wallet. Isis has managed to gain a significant advantage over the Google Wallet by winning the support of many of the world’s major financial institutions.…

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All Aboard: AT&T’s New Plan Perfect for Smartphone Users on a Cruise

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People who want to stay connected to work or social networks were always out of luck when it came to taking a cruise—routine cell phone service had to be purchased from the ships at shocking markups. Data plans were nearly impossible to find at an affordable rate. Until recently, travelers with any type of cell phone were at the mercy of cruise line operators when it came to using their devices. Enter AT&T, who has introduced a new service that, despite a few wrinkles, now makes it easy and affordable…

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QR codes partnership announced between AT&T and Scanbuy

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The partnership is meant to help the wireless provider to increase its mobile engagement capabilities. AT&T has just announced that it is now offering new services through a partnership with Scanbuy, in which it is providing the ability for businesses to use QR codes in order to run mobile commerce campaigns that will provide a more relevant and engaging experience for their customers. This is one of a number of mobile engagements solutions that are offered through the new partnership. The new deal between Scanbuy and AT&T will allow for…

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Mhealth solution introduced to ERs by AT&T

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The telecommunication company is aiming to make it easier for emergency care personnel to communicate. AT&T has just announced its intention to make communication easier and more available in emergency care situations through a new mhealth program that it has developed. It is being called the Mobile Personal Emergency Response System (mPERS) Solution. What the program is meant to do is replace the limitation that many people have in communicating with emergency assistance. For instance, at the moment, one of the only options available to an elderly person who is…

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Isis to be trialed in Aramark cafeteria in New Jersey

Isis finally goes on trial An Aramark cafeteria located in Verizon Wireless’ headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be the first place in the U.S. to official trial the Isis mobile payment platform. Isis has become one of the most hyped and anticipated mobile commerce platforms to date. The platform represents a partnership between AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile, and is expected to be the most prominent platform in the burgeoning mobile commerce industry. After years in development, the platform will finally be tested in a commercial setting. Mobile…

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Xperia TL coming soon from AT&T and Sony

Sony's new Xperia T, V and J series

Launch of Xperia TL to be “soon” AT&T is expected to facilitate the launch of Sony’s new Xperia TL smart phone in the coming months. Sony announced that the Xperia T series will see a launch in late August earlier this year. The launch of the new series was heralded by the Xperia V and Xperia Tablet S, two devices that won a great deal of acclaim for what they did. Now, the Xperia TL is on the horizon and it is generating hype because of one feature that sets…

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Isis launch delayed

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Isis delays launch to work on new features Isis is one of the most anticipated mobile payment platforms that the world of mobile commerce has ever known. Isis is represented by a consortium of three major telecommunications companies – AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless – and is expected to dominate the m-commerce industry with little trouble. This consortium has done much to draw attention to the Isis platform and prepare for its arrival by investing heavily in the development of a mobile commerce infrastructure. Earlier this year, the consortium announced…

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Galaxy S II the first device to support Isis

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Update makes Galaxy S II compatible with Isis T-Mobile has issued an update to the Galaxy S II that makes the mobile device the first ever that is ready for the Isis payment platform. T-Mobile is one of the three companies invested in the Isis initiative, along with AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Isis aims to be the world’s most expansive and comprehensive mobile commerce system. Though it has not yet been launched, Isis has already garnered the support of most major financial institutions and is poised to beat out competitors…

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Mobile security may not be a serious issue in the future

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Security highlighted as a major concern today Mobile security has become a paramount issue for many companies and consumers that are tied to the world of mobile technology. As mobile technology has become a more important part of people’s lives, the need to protect the information contained within a smart phone or other such device is becoming more apparent. For years, companies and security organizations have worked to make mobile devices safe from exploitation. Their efforts have done little to abate the number of ambitious hackers that have proven themselves…

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Gift services could be the key to success in mobile commerce

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The fight for mobile commerce dominance continues As mobile commerce continues to gain momentum amongst consumers, the fight for dominance in the emerging industry is becoming more heated. Mobile commerce is powered by NFC technology. This technology makes it possible for mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, to send and receive information wirelessly. Typically, these devices must been in close proximity to NFC signals in order for this transmission to be successful. This makes NFC ideal for mobile commerce because it is able to transform mobile devices into…

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