Chunghwa Telecom makes a strong move on mobile payments

Mobile Payments

Mobile payments make progress with the help of Chunghwa Telecom Chunghwa Telecom, one of Taiwan’s leading telecommunications companies, has signed two Memorandums of Understanding with telecommunications operators in Japan and Hong Kong this week. The companies in question are Japan’s KDDI and Hong Kong’s PCCW, prominent mobile network operators that account for a significant portion of the telecommunication services of their representative regions. Through these agreements, Chunghwa Telecom has plans to accomplish its ambitious vision concerning NFC-powered mobile payments. New partnerships bring new opportunities to mobile commerce Chunghwa Telecom has…

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Mobile commerce growth is set to take off in Kenya

The country is preparing for rapid change as smartphones gain a much more important role. The latest mobile commerce news from the Communications Commission of Kenya is that there are approximately 39 million cell phone subscribers in the country, which means that there is more than one device for many of the 22 million Kenyan adults. Among those consumers, almost 20 million of them are subscribers to smartphone money services. In that same country, the largest bank has only approximately 9 million accounts, which clearly shows that mobile commerce is…

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MasterCard makes mobile payments partnership with Deutsche Telekom

Mobile Commerce

New European platform will allow consumers to make purchases using their smartphones. MasterCard, the credit card giant, has announced that it is partnering with Deutsche Telekom, in order to launch a new platform for mobile payments that will allow consumers to complete shopping transactions using their smartphones and tablets. The companies hope that the partnership will make this process simpler for the 93 million customers that the telecom company has throughout Europe. Visa, American Express, and MasterCard are already marketing their own mobile payments services. Each of these digital wallets…

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