Is it Time for Tix by cell?

Adams, John
March 2008
Bank Technology News;Mar2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the partnership between the US Bank and MasterCard Worldwide in an effort to pilot contactless mobile phone payments in the Pacific Northwest city over the next few months in 2008. Chief innovation officer at US Bank, Dominic Venturo said that the time would come when people routinely pay movie tickets, or a can of soda through their mobile phone. He said that if they can make the phone a payment tool and simplify the process, it would be embraced by consumers.


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