TITLE

There's money to be made in micropayments

AUTHOR(S)
GIBBS, COLIN
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;8/4/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the impact and potentials of mobile commerce to business industries in the U.S. The potentials include peer to peer transactions, contactless mobile payments, and wireless banking service, which lead the financial institutions to increase their marketing strategy concerning wireless services. Moreover, it cites the need to standardize the service to address fraudulence.
ACCESSION #
34127645

 

Related Articles

  • Takeoff time for Japan's MVNOs. Galbraith, Mike // Telecom Asia;Oct2008, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p13 

    The article provides insight concerning the plans of mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in Japan. It is inferred that the country's MVNO is facing a bright future as the leading mobile operators are obliged not only to agree to open their networks up to interconnection with MVNOs, but...

  • Mobile Phones Promise to Bring Banking to the World's Poorest. Voorhies, Rodger // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;4/4/2016, p2 

    The article investigates the ways in which mobile communication platforms are helping improve the economic conditions of people in the poorest parts of the world by giving them access to digital financial services, such as mobile-based savings accounts, payment services and digital insurance.

  • Life, future in your hand.  // Flare (Pakistan);4/15/2012, p54 

    The article focuses on the developments in mobile technology, particularly in Pakistan. It notes the availability of mobile banking in the country, despite the failure of telecom operators to introduce mobile phone banking. The author further highlights the history of mobile commerce in 1997...

  • Phone Carrier Using Obopay's Software. Wade, Will // American Banker;10/19/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 201, p17 

    The article reports on the offering of a mobile payment service using software from Obopay Inc., by the Los Angeles, California, wireless telephone carrier Amp'd Mobile Inc. Amp'd Mobile Inc., operating on the Verizon Wireless network, stated that the service lets users send money to any mobile...

  • Mobile Banking: Lessons From The Field.  // Cards & Payments;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 6, Special section p3 

    An interview with Stessa Cohen, banking analyst and research director at Gartner Inc., is presented. She emphasizes the state of mobile banking in the U.S. and on how banks pursue banking on a mobile device. She mentions the accompanying security concerns as mobile banking becomes more popular....

  • Scaling mobile money. Mas, Ignacio; Radcliffe, Dan // Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems;Sep2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p298 

    Retail payment systems require scale to get off the ground and struggle to grow incrementally. This is due to three factors: (i) Network effects: when it comes to payment systems, the value of joining a network is directly proportional to the number of people already on it; (ii) Chicken-and-egg...

  • By The Numbers.  // Wireless Week;May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p24 

    The article discusses various developments related to the mobile communication industry. It is informed that data from the Yankee Group suggests that mobile banking is the most widely accepted form of mobile commerce platforms. It is stated that a survey conducted by iGR on 1,000 wireless...

  • MOBILE MONEY FOR UNBANKED IN INDIA. Niyogi, Aditi; Niyogi, Syon // International Journal of Finance & Policy Analysis;Autumn2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p26 

    In the last decade, mobile phone technology has emerged as the most potential and well-suited channel for financial inclusion. Use of mobile phone for inclusive finance is very popular in countries where most of the population is unbanked or under-banked. There are many challenges in adoption...

  • Financially Mobile. Malpani, Vineet // Voice & Data;Sep2012, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p71 

    The article focuses on the critical role of mobile communication in the financial inclusion process in India. It notes that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed that 139 districts suffer from massive financial exclusion in which mobile phone technology emerged as the most potential and well...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics