Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Mobile Commerce News Weekly - Week of September 5, 2011

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information.

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Gartner research estimates that there will be over 141.1 million worldwide mobile payment users in 2011, a 38.2 percent increase from 2010.  Read Original Content

By 2015 Juniper predicts that worldwide mobile spending on remote and POS payments will grow to $670 billion.  Read Original Content

Transactions involving cash and checks are becoming less popular as electronic banking, including mobile-banking gains popularity.  According to Boston Consultancy Group, mobile payments will account for 20 to 30 percent of all transactions by 2020.  Read Original Content

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According to the software company Ability Commerce, more customers use tablet devices to conduct mobile shopping than smartphones.  Read Original Content

Mobile banking, payments and commerce networks specialist Monitise more than doubled its revenue in the full year ending June 2011 and reported a strong rise in its order book with help from recent agreements with Visa and the Royal Bank of Scotland.  Read Original Content

Nokia announced last week that they will install NFC chips in a wide variety of smartphones that will be released by the middle of 2012.  Read Original Content

Payfirma has announced the release of a mobile payment app for BlackBerry users in Canada.  Using this, businesses and consumers can accept credit card payments on their BlackBerry smartphones.  Read Original Content

With hopes to compete against Google’s Wallet, Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile are looking to invest an additional $100 million in their mobile payment joint venture known as Isis, Bloomberg reported.  Read Original Content

Canadian bank CIBC has been named the Best in Mobile Banking among North American Consumer Internet banks by Global Finance magazine.  Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.