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Social media payments: An ally or adversary of banks

Social media payments: An ally or adversary of banks

Many banks have increased overall focus on user experience within their digital ecosystems and have added new functionality like peer to peer payments into their mobile apps to avoid disintermediation. However, the slow evolution puts banks increasingly at risk of disruption by their social media competitors.

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Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


Merging digital and in-person services for the next generation of banking customers

Merging digital and in-person services for the next generation of banking customers

It’s important for banks to understand the demands of Gen Z consumers and plan ahead, in order to provide the services and capabilities that this next wave of consumers have already come to expect.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


How to choose the right payment processor for your business

How to choose the right payment processor for your business

Payment processors can make running your business easier. But it’s up to you to make the right investment and select the one that will best suit your needs and make your customers happy.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


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Slowing mobile device cycle, consumer demand drive subscription revenue models

Slowing mobile device cycle, consumer demand drive subscription revenue models

A slowing cycle for new mobile device purchases and a changing demand by consumers who want freedom and flexibility in digital content is driving subscription payments as an increasingly popular model for e-commerce.

Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

Newsletter will selectively curate content daily from among the top stories and information sources to bring readers the news they need to succeed in a fast-moving and highly competitive global economy.

Mobile Payments Today: May's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: May's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

Mobile Payments Today: February's top stories

Mobile Payments Today: February's top stories

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

MasterCard strengthens ties to mobile network operators

MasterCard strengthens ties to mobile network operators

The Purchase, New York-based card network has already helped MNOs such as Vodafone Ukraine, Digicel Group in the Caribbean, Viettel Telecom in Vietnam and Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom to roll out various services related to digital payments.

The future of direct carrier billing in 2018

The future of direct carrier billing in 2018

PSD2 in Europe has already begun paving the way for new generations of payment providers and direct carrier billing services, which are offering a more compelling customer-focused strategy, compared to the existing legacy providers.

Video: Is the idea of a single mobile payments platform too far-fetched?

Video: Is the idea of a single mobile payments platform too far-fetched?

Some fintech pundits believe that mobile payments players must adopt a single, universal platform as a solid push-start toward global ubiquity. On the other side are industry-watchers who believe that uniformity is the hobgoblin of stunted innovation.

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.

Best of 2017: Did those predictions about mobile payments come true?

Best of 2017: Did those predictions about mobile payments come true?

Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top features on the site throughout the past year.

How card payments are failing the international mobile market

How card payments are failing the international mobile market

Globally, the reliance on card-payment methods is failing merchants and their ability to further monetize. Despite the fact that there are 5 billion phone owners globally, there are only 1.5 billion credit card owners.

Mobile Payments Today: October's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: October's top reads

It's time for a look back at October's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

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Placing the purchase of digital goods on your mobile phone bill is becoming a hotly contested space, both in the U.S. and abroad, as the limits of direct carrier billing expands. Direct carrier billers are looking to become a payment method for physical goods in the online space, or even in the offline space. Plus it's the only mobile payment method actually available to consumers. This research center covers the major players and the issues with this growing market.

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