Mobile Money Payments to Triple by 2022

Mobile Money Payments to Triple by 2022

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mobile money service users worldwide are set to break the 1 billion mark by the end of 2016, equating to 20% of unique mobile users. According to a new forecast from Strategy Analytics’ Mobile Payment Service, mobile money transactions will more than double from US$200 billion in value in 2016 to…

MasterCard & Apple Pay Hit Switzerland & Hong Kong

MasterCard & Apple Pay Hit Switzerland & Hong Kong

MasterCard is bringing ApplePay to its Swiss and Hong Kong customers and cardholders. MasterCard contactless (NFC) in Switzerland has more than 100,000 locations including Migros, Coop or Kiosks. More than 3 million contactless purchases are made every month, up 100% compared to the previous year. MasterCard is working with several Swiss banks and card issuers to enable…

Mozido & MoneyGram Launch Mobile Wallets

Mozido & MoneyGram Launch Mobile Wallets

Mozido is powering international remittances for mobile wallet users in Sri Lanka.  Mozido has partnered with MoneyGram in this groundbreaking service. Mobile customers of Dialog, Etisalat and Hutch in Sri Lanka registered with eZ Cash, the world’s first inter-operable mobile money service, can now receive international remittances through their eZ Cash mobile wallet. This provides…

Mobile In-App Transactions Up 24% YOY

Mobile In-App Transactions Up 24% YOY

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mobile app users are spending $7.40 on paid-for apps every three months and $9.20 on in-app transactions, resulting in a quarter more spending on in-app transactions According to an online consumer survey by Gartner, app users spend 24% more on in-app transactions than on upfront app payments. The survey found that…

Sionic Mobile Says ION Loyalty is Kicking Serious Butt

Sionic Mobile Says ION Loyalty is Kicking Serious Butt

Atlanta-based Sionic Mobile reports its proprietary, mobile-to-mobile, three-digit checkout process is gaining traction among small business owners. Requiring no new hardware or upfront investment, ION Loyalty provides small business owners with mobile checkouts that are faster, easier and safer than cash or plastic – a preferred alternative to Square, PayPal Here and others – along…

FreshBooks Intros First Card Reader for Android

FreshBooks Intros First Card Reader for Android

Toronto-based FreshBooks has introduced the FreshBooks Card Reader for Android. FreshBooks’ first piece of hardware, the card reader helps small business owners accept credit card payments from anywhere using their mobile device. Offering the most up-to-date EMV security technology, the FreshBooks Card Reader provides dual chip-and-swipe capability to protected small business owners from fraudulent transactions.…