Mobile Payments

Mobile Payments Activity Round Up: PayPal, MasterCard, Vodafone & VISA

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Report Summary:

This insight provides an assessment of selected recent mobile payment related activities from MasterCard, Nearex, PayPal, VISA, and Vodafone, as each of these companies builds out a position in this emerging sector. MasterCard and VISA demonstrated commitment to a ‘payments everywhere’ paradigm, while PayPal finally acknowledged NFC as a key technology enabler for in-store payments. Vodafone reaffirmed its commitment to mobile wallet, despite other operators recently wavering ambitions in this area.

Table of Contents

  • MasterCard & VISA Partnerships
  • PayPal Eyes Partnerships to Expand in Mobile Payments
  • Nearex; Closed-Loop Micropayments for Mobile Network Operators
  • Implications

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