Category Archives: Mobile Payments

Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software

Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software released by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – 16 October 2017 The Gates Foundation released software designed to create payment platforms to help individuals and companies in the developing world to access … Continue reading

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Biometrics as a Service Market Worth 2,972.8 Million USD by 2022

The growing demand for biometric authentication under various government initiatives and regulations has fuelled the adoption of biometrics-as-a-service solutions is explored in a new report from Marketsandmarkets:  Biometrics as a Service Market by Modality Type, Application, Deployment Model, Organization Size, … Continue reading

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Biometrics to be the predominant method to identify bank customers by 2020

Goode Intelligence forecasts that by 2017 there will be over one billion users accessing banking services through biometric systems. In its latest Analyst Report ‘ Biometrics for Banking; Market and Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2015-2020’, Goode Intelligence also … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific readies to take mobile payments mantle: USD 2 trillion of global transactions by 2017

Portio Research reckons that Mobile Payment volumes – that’s the total value of goods and services and utility bill payments made through mobile devices annually – reached USD 81.3 billion globally in 2011, and then rose by an amazing 148 … Continue reading

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M-Commerce: Outlook for mobile payments, banking and NFC services

The advantages of D2B systems as a way to charge for mobile content The market for mobile remote payments can be segmented in the following categories: – Remote payments for mobile digital content: The purchase of digital content delivered to, … Continue reading

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US$ 16 billion worth of international money transfers will be received using mobile phones in 2015

What role will mobile handsets play in future payment and banking systems? The number of mobile money subscribers in emerging markets is forecasted to grow from 133 million users in 2010 at a compound annual growth rate of 40 percent … Continue reading

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Tag reading is the richest NFC communication mode in terms of potential uses says Informa

21 September 2011 Guillermo Escofet of Informa Telecoms & Media has been looking at Mobile ‘Near-field Communications’ services. This is one of those real opportunities that sees mobile extending the possibilities of what can be done with near-field-communication technology, not … Continue reading

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Mobile apps user base to reach 438.9 million in 2015

When you and I talk about ‘disruptive social media’ we would normally be talking about the affects of the medium on mobile network operator revenue flows, but for Christopher Schofield and Warren Calvert when they appeared in a UK court … Continue reading

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