Mobile marketing in China to see large transformation through JD.com, Tencent partnership

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The two giants are going to look for new ways to use their big data resources for brand recognition building. Giants Tencent Holdings Limited and JD.com Ltd have now joined into a partnership that they have jointly announced as one that is meant to help to change the way mobile marketing occurs in China when it comes to the e-commerce ecosystem. The goal of the deal between the two companies is to offer innovative new smartphone advertising solutions. The announcement pointed out that JD.com and Tencent intend to have the…

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American Express makes a move on Chinese mobile commerce

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Mobile payments continue to grow in China Mobile commerce is making strong progress in China. A growing number of people are using their mobile devices to shop online and this is putting pressure on businesses to become more mobile-centric or risk being left behind by consumers. American Express has announced its partnership with China Mobile, the largest telecommunications company in China. Through this partnership, the two companies will work to promote Hebao, an NFC-based mobile payments system. Hebao aims to make it easier for Chinese consumers to make payments while…

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China Mobile and UnionPay reach agreement on mobile commerce standards

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NFC-based mobile commerce may be poised for growth in China China Mobile, one of China’s largest telecommunications operators, and UnionPay, the country’s only provider of bank cards, have reached an agreement concerning standards meant to govern NFC-based mobile payments. The two organizations have been embroiled in a disagreement concerning these standards for some time, somewhat stagnating the growth of NFC-based mobile commerce. Now that a deal has been reached between the two organizations, standards are likely to be implemented on all payment systems that involve the use of NFC technology.…

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Mobile payments receive new framework in China

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People’s Bank of China sets sights on mobile payments The People’s Bank of China, China’s largest telecommunications company, has released new technical standards that are meant to govern the proliferation and support of mobile payments. Mobile commerce has been experiencing strong growth in several Asian markets, with much of this growth taking root in China. A growing number of consumers are becoming comfortable with the idea of mobile payments, leading People’s Bank of China to begin seeking ways to expand mobile commerce services throughout the country. In order to do…

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NFC technology marketing and payments in China to favor VeriFone

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Two companies in China have selected the platform to allow them to enable their merchant clients. China Mobile and the Bank of China have announced that they will be using the Paymedia Mobile Marketing Platform from VeriFone in order to enable their brands, merchants, and other third parties in order to deploy specific campaigns for NFC technology based mobile wallet services within the city of Shen Yang. This latest mobile commerce news was just recently announced by VeriFone. The Chinese bank and carrier have introduced services that include payments using…

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China may become the leading power in mobile commerce in the coming years

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NFC technology is beginning to gain traction in China. China Mobile and China Unicorn, both telecommunications companies, are the latest corporations to adopt NFC technology in the country. Smart phone ownership is growing throughout the nation, along with the demand for new ways to use such devices in terms of commerce. Both companies plan to join the other 43 companies that are working to bring NFC technology to China, hoping that NFC-powered mobile commerce will soon take root and become a major financial phenomenon. China is home to the highest…

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China Unicom and China Mobile announce their support for NFC technology

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Two of the largest mobile operators in their country, China Unicom and China Mobile, have announced their intentions to bring near field communication (NFC) technology on a subscriber identity module (SIM) card foundation to their customers. The GSM Association, which has made NFC standardization worldwide one of its primary goals, made the first announcement of the intentions of the two mobile operators in China to support NFC technology. These two leading businesses in the Chinese marketplace are adding their names to 43 other mobile operators worldwide who have also declared…

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NFC technology embraced by the mobile industry worldwide

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This year, the worldwide adoption of near field communication (NFC) has taken off in the mobile industry, as Google Wallet has made its strong debut and top manufacturers of mobile devices, such as Samsung (Google), Nokia, LG, RIM, and ZTE, have been producing handsets enabled with the technology. In mainland China alone, there are more than 900 users of mobile devices, making it the region with the greatest potential for the future growth of NFC use. Companies that are aiming to connect with NFC suppliers or to research new innovations…

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