3 Ways Ontario, Canada Is Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments

MasterCard ranked Canada as the second most prepared country in the world for widespread mobile payments adoption. Here are some of the reasons why.
September 27, 2013


Over the past week I participated in a tour of the fledgling mobile payments industry in Ontario, Canada. While the U.S. is bogged down on the path to mobile payments by complexity and fragmentation, Ontario has spent the last couple of years building a payments infrastructure that seems ready for the jump to mobile payments. We take a look at several factors that have helped Ontario take the lead in mobile payments readiness.

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