Javelin Forecasts Big Growth in Mobile Payments By 2018
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User Rank: Author
4/5/2013 | 6:48:36 PM
re: Javelin Forecasts Big Growth in Mobile Payments By 2018
I think we're starting to see that mobile security question being addressed. There seems to be a proliferation of offerings lately focused on securing the mobile device for payments, even though we haven't seen much fraud in that channel yet.
User Rank: Apprentice
4/4/2013 | 4:58:39 AM
re: Javelin Forecasts Big Growth in Mobile Payments By 2018
Most of the innovation is happening at the merchant side: with reward programs, and social business getting integrated to mobile wallet. Personalized offerings with location-applications are increasing prominence of mobile devices.

On Banking side, the innovations are likely to be centered on Tablets. Among different categories of mobile banking services, payment transactions will need more robust security features.
User Rank: Author
4/3/2013 | 4:25:04 PM
re: Javelin Forecasts Big Growth in Mobile Payments By 2018
As mentioned, the ability of retailers to accept NFC payments will be the biggest part of whether mobile payments usage increases, regardless of how many consumers do want to use them. If merchants do indeed begin to accept EMV then, as Van Dyke, says, that will help, but it remains to be seen how smoothly and quickly the EMV rollout will go.

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