Mobile Payments

Mobile Payments Still a Hard Sell in Mature Markets – eMarketer

While developing markets like Kenya have embraced mobile payments and wallets, countries like the US, the UK, Canada, France and Germany seem to be much more reluctant to do so.   According to an annual Kantar TNS study, only a minority of internet users surveyed in countries like the US, the UK, Canada, France and Germany …

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Why is M-Pesa the poster child for financial inclusion?

Mpesa, mobile money transfer tool, is the very best example of success when it comes to financial inclusion. Mobile banking products have gradually become famous in many developing nations for making debit and credit transfers, bill payments, and online purchases; catering to unbanked population and helping them with local money transfers. And, Mpesa is no …

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The Wallet Wars – How things will shape up in the coming months.

If you think the Cola wars were harsh and in your face advertising, wait till the mobile money wallet wars start. The contenders are Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay, Facebook Messenger, PayPal, AliPay and Tencent’s WeChat wallet. The battlegrounds for these wallet wars are North America, Europe, China and India. With more mobile phones in …

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2015 Mobile Payments Players Top News Recap | PYMNTS.com

Pretty nifty article on the Mobile Payment players in the world, though a few localized ones are still missing, nonetheless, a well-researched read. In the final hours of 2015, there’s one general observation to be made about the payments industry this year: Mobile drove the payments innovation bus. Source: 2015 Mobile Payments Players Top News …

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