Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Mobile Commerce News Weekly - Week of January 23, 2012

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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Nearly $55 billion in international remittances will be enabled via mobile devices by 2016, according to Juniper Research. In 2011 that number is estimated to be under $12 billion. Read Original Content

Juniper Research is forecasting that global mobile payments will generate transactions worth over $600 billion by 2013. Read Original Content

Visa Europe is anticipating a big year for contactless and NFC payments, with issuance projected to leap from 30 million in 2011 to 50 million in 2012. Read Original Content

Tech Endeavour structures a mobile application as a multi-layered application consisting of user experience, business, and data layers. The mobile application development process starts with definition of the mobile application, understanding key components, learning scenarios where it will be used, learning key patterns and technology considerations as well as identifying specific scenarios such as deployment, power usage and synchronization.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Tech Endeavour, http://www.techendeavour.com/.

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Juniper Research reports that 230 million people will embrace mobile banking within a two-year period. Read Original Content
IHS projects that revenue from in-app purchases will increase to $5.6 billion in 2015, up from $970 million in 2011. Read Original Content

The volume of mobile card payments surged by more than half in 2011 to $86.1 billion, according to researcher Gartner Inc. Read Original Content

U.S. mobile banking adoption has experienced rapid growth in the past three years, more than doubling from 5% of online adults in 2007 to 12% in second quarter 2010. By 2015, Forrester predicts that one in five U.S. adults will be using mobile banking. Read Original Content

eBay has announced that it expects to generate $8 billion in mobile sales in 2012 with help from 4G connections. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and 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.