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.
cGate is a highly scalable and flexible payments gateway, integrating with any MNO system to provide a fully-featured direct carrier billing capability. It enables monetisation of digital content via web and mobile platforms.
The Centili mobile payments solution offers easy integration for digital content providers, websites and mobile app developers worldwide, as well as the ease of use for consumers supporting different mobile payment flows and popular local m-payment technologies.
As the mobile wallet ecosystem continues to grow and expand, there are still several barriers to entry in the restaurant industry that are making it difficult to increase consumer adoption and employee execution.
Starbucks said it faced operational challenges at some of its stores where mobile ordering is popular. How Starbucks responds to this challenge is something the industry will closely monitor as mobile ordering becomes a standard feature for many fast casual chains as well as a revenue generator.
The Amazon Go store has no cash register or payment kiosk. Instead, shoppers scan themselves into the store using the free Amazon Go app, shop as normal, remove items from a store shelf, place items in a shopping bag, and leave the store.
All the signs seem to point to Sweden becoming an entirely cash-free country. However, the phasing out of a payment method that has been in use for centuries will not be simple, and it's possible that the country will never become truly cashless.