Mobile payments confidence still isn’t there for most consumers

mobile payments confidence - paying with smartphone

The majority of shoppers haven’t yet formed the trust needed for regular mainstream m-pay use. Most consumers still have not reached the point that they have enough mobile payments confidence that they would be willing to use this type of transaction, particularly on a regular basis. Despite the convenience m-pay services have to offer, consumers don’t feel their information is safe. Shoppers acknowledge that m-pay methods are convenient, will save them time, and that innovation is important. That said, the mobile payments confidence simply isn’t there to make consumers to…

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Mobile commerce and payments to expand significantly in Canadian province

Manitoba Canada Mobile Commerce

Residents of Manitoba to experience a larger range of options on their smartphones. MTS (Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.) has just announced that it has just entered into the first stages of a partnership with EnStream LP in order to enhance mobile commerce in Manitoba, and to bring secure smartphone payment technology to the province in 2013. This new technology is designed to help to boost transactions over smartphones and tablets. The partnership will provide MTS customers with the chance to take advantage of more of what mobile commerce has to…

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Study shows that by 2018, use of mobile photo bill pay in U.S. may reach 33 percent

Mobile Photo Pay

Mobile imaging solutions leader, Mitek Systems, has announced a new AlixPartners, LLP., research paper entitled “Consumer Market Outlook for Mobile Photo Bill Pay”, which looked into the latest payment market trends and which predicted that the use of mobile photo bill pay may reach 33 percent among American consumers by 2018. If this is the case, then it could mean that by that year, mobile payment channels would receive the migration of 1.4 billion bills. Mobile photo bill pay (MPBP) is a form of mobile banking app that is based…

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Tap and Go Digital Receipts Now Available Through Proximiant

Mobile Receipts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Proximiant, a provider of tap and go digital receipts, launched today, introducing a private and secure way for retailers and shoppers to track purchases and earn loyalty rewards, cash rebates and coupons without paper receipts, time-consuming signup requirements or membership cards. Retailers of any size are now able to provide customers immediate access to a variety of programs using a phone-sized USB interface transceiver from Proximiant. The free transceiver easily plugs into a store’s computerized point-of-sale system (POS) and launches within two minutes. The transceiver’s built-in…

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Cellum showcases its secure mobile payment solution in London – Hungarian CellPay technology suitable for Western European markets

Mobile Payments

Budapest, February 1st 2012 – At London’s Mobile Payment and NFC conference, industry experts will exchange ideas on expected trends in mobile payment and purchasing this year. The three-day event is co-sponsored by Hungary’s Cellum Group, creator of the CellPay secure mobile payment system. The company’s innovative solutions include the MasterCard Mobile service whose world premiere in Hungary last autumn will soon be followed by its launch in other markets. Cellum’s innovative technology is not operator-specific. The Hungarian company’s CellPay system, presented by Cellum CEO & President and János Kóka…

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