Like Google Wallet, Apple Pay Blocked By Merchant “Conspiracy”

by Greg Sterling
When Google Wallet was formally launched in 2011 it was almost immediately blocked by the major US mobile carriers. Verizon was the first and most vocal, citing security concerns. Yet the “real reason” for disallowing Google Wallet was the fact that all the major US carriers (except Sprint) were part of a competing payments initiative called ISIS (now renamed Softcard).Read the full article