Mobile payments demand is increasing in the Middle East

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That market is beginning to increase its desire to take part in transactions over smartphones. As companies in the Middle East have begun a broadening of the infrastructure for mobile payments, the demand for using this alternative form of transaction is also on the rise in that region. This trend has kept the area well in line with the evolution that commerce is taking on a global scale. The data suggesting that the Middle East is keen to take on mobile payments was issued by First Data. It has pointed…

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Mobile payments from Adyen claim to offer something different

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The company from the Netherlands provides smartphone, tablet, and online services to multinationals. The mobile payments marketplace appears to be gaining new players on a weekly basis, but the recent addition of Shuttle, by Adyen, is being launched under the claim that it will have something different to offer from the competition: customers. The organization which is based in the Netherlands already has a number of multinational enterprises as customers. Among these customers include Groupon, Vodafone, and KLM. The Shuttle also provides a functionality that is slightly different from the…

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Mobile payments sector in Australia adds another option

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Visa and Vodafone have announced that they are joining together for a new app. At some point in 2013, Australians with Android devices will have a new mobile payments opportunity available to them as a result of a partnership that has been formed between Vida and Vodafone. Vodafone SmartPass, through prepaid services, is already in a trial run among Australian Android users. That mobile payments service is based on a SIM card that is NFC enabled. Vodafone also has intentions to bring a new Windows Phone app into the mix.…

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