Mobile Wallet Still in the Pocket

Rockwell, Mark
November 2005
Wireless Week;11/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p13
Trade Publication
Reports that the move to turn wireless phones into mobile credit devices is still on hold in the U.S. in 2005. Efforts of operators and credit card companies in Asia to offer mobile wallets; Concept of the technology; Reasons for the refusal of wireless carriers to get into the efforts.


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