Mobile payments may breach the $1 billion mark in 2013

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eMarketer has released its predictions for the United States and they are slower than previously expected. Even though the growth of mobile payments that was expected earlier this year is not panning out to be true, the slow increases that are still being made still might allow transactions to top $1 billion in the United States this year if the latest eMarketer data is correct. Though this may seem as though it is an important milestone this year, it is expected to be far greater in 2017. The eMarketer predictions…

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Mobile payments projected to reach $1.3 trillion annually

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Though this is very promising for the technology, it has also made it very appealing to cybercriminals. As the popularity and use of mobile payments continue to rise to the point that the latest projection for the market is that it will reach $1.7 trillion per year by 2017, cybercriminals have not failed to take notice and are becoming an ever present element of the use of this technology. It is predicted that these security threats will only continue to grow along with the use of the technology. At the…

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Mobile payments will pick up with penetration of 4G

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MasterCard has believed that as these networks become more common, so will smartphone transactions. According to a recent statement from MasterCard, the increase in 4G networks will be central to driving an entirely new wave of innovative mobile payments options and services that merchants will be able to offer to their customers. The 4G networks will be central to engagement and innovative interactions between companies and businesses. Garry Lyons, the chief innovation officer for MasterCard, explained that 4G networks will provide the ability to be able to offer greater engagement…

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Mobile payments primed to break the $1 trillion mark in 2 years

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A recent report is showing that this important achievement could be made by 2015. According to experts in mobile payments, the use of smartphones for this purpose – as opposed to using credit and debit cards – may rise to the point of being a $1 trillion business by the year 2015. Some experts are crediting the introduction and use of innovative apps that are breaking new ground. Though mcommerce is no longer considered to be a channel that is brand new. However, the mobile payments field, in which smartphones…

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Mobile payments to be worth more than $257 billion in 5 years

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A new report has predicted that the use of smartphone transactions will skyrocket by 2018. A new market research report has just been released which has shown that there will be considerable growth in the adoption and worth of mobile payments over the next half decade. This report was released by MarketsandMarkets and says that by 2018, this market will be worth $278.9 million. The name of the report is “Mobile Money Market: (Mobile Payments, Mobile Remittance, Mobile Banking & Mobile Commerce) – Advanced Technologies, Value Chain, Adoption Trends &…

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