German consumers may be ready to embrace mobile payments

Mobile Payments adoption by women

Mobile commerce is beginning to grow in popularity in Germany Yapital, a payments processor based in Germany, has released the results of a new survey conducted on its behalf by TNS Infratest. The survey has gauged the interest that German consumers have in mobile payments. Many consumers have been relying more heavily on their smartphones recently, using these devices to conduct their daily lives more efficiently. As smartphone adoption continues to grow, people are becoming more interested in the concept of mobile commerce. Survey shows that many people are willing…

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Mobile payments through NFC coming to German Shell stations

blackberry mobile payments visa

Near field communication capabilities will soon give German drivers a new way to pay for gas. Starting in 2014, the Shell stations operating in Germany will be introducing a new form of mobile payments that will allow smartphone users to make contactless purchases of their gas and other products. The announcement was just made that this new service will be offered as a part of a partnership with Visa. The mobile payments will become available at all of the 2,200 gas stations that Shell has throughout the European country. Any…

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