State of the Art Review of Mobile Payment Technology

Type: White Paper
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There are a large number of technologies and platforms competing to become the established standard for mobile payments. Ultimately, users and providers of mobile payment services will determine the success or failure of these competitors through their ability to provide a cost effective means of transacting business for providers and a superior level of commerce convenience for consumers.

Download this white paper to learn about mobile network and service technologies, mobile platforms, and mobile payment technologies and scenarios. Topics discussed include:

  • Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM)
  • High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD)
  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
  • Enhanced Data for Global Evolution (EDGE)
  • 3rd Generation (3G)
  • Univeral Mobile Telephone System (UMTS)
  • Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
  • Short Message Service (SMS)
  • Wireless Application Protocal (WAP)
  • Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD)
  • SIM-Toolkit
  • Mobile Operating Systems
  • Mobile Payment Scenarios
  • Proximity Mobile Payments