TITLE

Cash is just a phone call away

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);9/27/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7612, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on emerging telecommunications technology that pick up where banks failed to replace cash with smart cards in Great Britain. Failure of the Mondex experiment; Mobile payment; Vodafone's M-pay micropayment system; Mobile payment schemes outside of Great Britain. INSETS: THE PAY IN SPAIN IS MAINLY CASHLESS;WHAT'S IN IT FOR BANKS AND MOBILE OPERATORS?;A YEN FOR A CLEVER CARD.
ACCESSION #
11439180

 

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