mPOS 101

What merchants need to know about mobile point-of-sale technology.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today




Preparing for PSD2: Exploring the Business and Technology Implications of the New Payment Services Directive

The European Commission’s revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) was designed to enhance consumer protection and convenience, improve the security of payment services and promote innovation and competition.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Advapay




Carrier Billing to 2020 – Looking to the Future of Carrier Billing

Carrier Billing has massive potential as a revenue stream for both Mobile Operators and content providers. Carrier Billing is a huge growth market, set to be worth over $25bn by 2020 with no signs of levelling off according to a report by Ovum.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: SLA Digital


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The impact of Amazon Go and the future of payments

Does the consumer-controlled checkout Amazon Go offers hold revolutionary potential, or is it a blip on the radar before a newer, hotter trend dominates the popular narrative? In reality, it's a bit of both.

Understanding the risks of mobile-payments technology

Fraud remains a risk that mobile payments providers, as well as consumers, need to be aware of and take measures against.

Mobile Payments Today: February's best reads

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

Visa puts a spotlight on the IoT through competition

The Everywhere Initiative, which Visa first launched in 2015, lands in Europe for the first time at Mobile World Congress.

How emerging payments technologies are changing the fast food industry

Careful consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of each available payments option will enable restaurant owners to find the one that best meets the needs and preferences of their diners.

Inside the mobile-only, on-demand market (and gig economy), Part I

Mobile apps such as Postmates and Uber have become the blueprint for great customer experiences. But what is it like to be on the other side of such services, particularly Postmates?

Mobile Payments Today: January's best reads

It's time for a look back at January's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Are in-car payments innovative?

Their success will likely hinge on the same issues as mobile payments — consumer adoption and acceptance.

Mobile payments and kiosks: The perfect match?

Smartphones are driving an e-commerce revolution. While mobile payments can adversely affect the need for kiosks in some situations, most industry observers see mobile payments as another payment option that kiosk operators need to consider to meet consumer buying habits.

CES 2017: The IoT and payments merge

Mobile Payments Today was at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the 50th edition of the gathering in Las Vegas.

Will mobile payments give way to wearables?

Kirsty Tull, from BillPro.com, examines the link between mobile payments and wearables and whether the latter will become mainstream any time soon.

Samsung: King of the IoT?

The company said that the IoT will guide its overall strategy going forward. Samsung Pay will play a small role in that transition.

Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?

5 mobile-payment trends to watch in 2017

Scott Blum, the vice president of Total Merchant Services, gives his take on what he expects from mobile payments in the new year.

Usability and security key to payments via the Internet of Things

Scott Hess, vice president of user experience, consulting and innovation for Fiserv, discusses how payment providers can view this emerging area.

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Major mobile phone and POS brands are covered in this research center: Apple's iPhone, RIM's Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung, LG, Casio, HTC, Motorola, Pantech, Sanyo, Sony Ericsson, Hypercom, VeriFone, Nurit, Dassault AT, Mobile Edge and more.

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