Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Mobile Commerce News Weekly - Week of September 19, 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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The number of global e-payments is expected to grow from 17.9 to 30.3 billion transactions between 2010 and 2013, while m-payments are expected to grow from 4.6 to 15.3 billion transactions in the same period, according to a joint report by Capgemini, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Efma.  Read Original Content

Google and Visa have partnered in an effort to push mobile payments, creating an agreement to allow Visa account holders to pay for store purchases with their smartphones.  Read Original Content

Analysts expect that PayPal will experience a sharp increase in mobile sales over the next few years to become eBay’s largest business by 2014.  Read Original Content

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NCR Corporation has launched a new mobile banking platform that allows financial corporations to offer a greater amount of mobile features to customers.  Read Original Content

Access-card manufacturer HID Global has announced it is teaming up with Research in Motion Ltd. to include NFC technology in new models of its BlackBerry smartphones.  Read Original Content

According to a March 2010 report from Generator Research, the number of mobile payment users will grow 600 percent by 2014 to 490 million users.  Read Original Content

The number of NFC-enabled mobile handset shipments is projected to increase from 40 million in 2011 to over 700 million in 2016, according to Don Tait with IMS Research.  Read Original Content

Research firm IEMR expects a 30-fold increase in mobile payment transactions from 2010 figures of $31.5 billion.  The Asia Pacific market leads with $254 billion in 2015 with the United States a close second at $245 billion.  Read Original Content

Mobile payments will represent 15 percent of all card transactions by 2013, and will overcome card volumes within 10 years if growth continues at the same rate, according to the World Payments Report 2011.  Read Original Content

PayPal has announced a new mobile payment program that does not use NFC technology but instead uses scanning terminals and barcodes.  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.