Mobile Payments

Mobile payment, also referred to as mobile money, mobile money transfer, and mobile wallet generally refer to payment services operated under financial regulation and performed from or via a mobile device. Instead of paying with cash, cheque, or credit cards, a consumer can use a mobile phone to pay for a wide range of services and digital or hard goods. Although the concept of using non-coin-based currency systems has a long history, it is only recently that the technology to support such systems has become widely available.Mobile payment is being adopted all over the world in different ways.
Posts about Mobile Payments
    • Why Mobile Payments Will Heat Up in 2017

      Why Mobile Payments Will Heat Up in 2017 January 17, 2017 by David Card Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary Street Fight’s 2017 Predictions round-up was heavy on voice search and AI, and pretty light on mobile technologies. I expect the former two to be critical hyperlocal technologies, but their payoff might take some time.

      Street Fightin Display Mobile- 12 readers -
  • 5 Pay-by-Mobile Vendors for On-Demand Parking

    … — their phones. Parking is among the most popular uses for mobile payments, with 19% of consumers having paid for parking with their smartphones and 26% indicating they’d be interested in doing so. Mobile payment technology providers are combining existing payment systems with location data, and they’re working with cities to ultimately drive more…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
  • Report: Digital Wallet Usage Increased 20% From 2014 to 2015

    … a purchase with their smartphone, up from 35 percent of respondents in 2014. In the 2015 survey, when non-users were asked why they have not used a digital wallet product to make a purchase, 47 percent of these users said it was easier to pay with another form of payment, such as cash or a credit card. This is up from 41 percent of respondents in 2014…

    Inside Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Street Fight Hyperlocal Analyst Predictions for 2016

    …. Consumer adoption of messaging apps undeniably emerged as one of if not the major trends of 2015, but business use of those platforms remains a wild card. Boland feels that national multi-location brands will be the first-movers, with a limited number of SMBs following suit, but the majority not getting on board until 2017 or later. Sterling…

    Street Fightin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
  • 6 Reasons Why Hyperlocal Tech Initiatives Continue to Elude Consumers

    … in a transaction, it can become an instant habit. Starbucks — the exception often cited as the rule — deepened its role in consumers’ coffee routines, first with its pre-paid cards and then later with its mobile app. Multiple vendors are seeking to stake a claim in the hyperlocal payments process, including Square, Stripe, Amazon, Apple…

    Street Fightin Google Facebook- 31 readers -
  • Google Launches Android Pay Support for Apps in the U.S.

    … other banks—with the aim of bringing Android Pay to their MasterCard and Visa card holders. You will be able to use Android Pay wherever NFC payments are accepted in the country, including merchants such as 7-Eleven, McDonald’s and Telstra. And Australia is just the start. We’ll be adding more countries throughout 2016. This was a big year for Android Pay, and we’re excited about what’s to come. Readers: Do you use Android Pay, or a service like it? …

    AllTwitterin Google- 11 readers -
  • What do Consumers Think About the New Media Landscape?

    … There’s an interesting quandry when asking for feedback via a survey versus collecting actual behavior. If you ask any consumer if they like advertising, a select few may jump up and down about how they can’t wait for the next ad to popup on Facebook or the next commercial during their favorite television show. I’ve never actually met that person…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 31 readers -
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