Tag Archives: mobile payment

Visa doubts about mobile payments

Recently, Visa made announcements about mobile payment that looked at least half-baked. Now, we are getting the explanation. And the explanation is very interesting. The headline is a catcher: A Visa spokeswoman said her company does not see phones replacing cards for in-person purchases; instead, Visa thinks that mobile payment “will be mostly a value-added […]

Visa’s mobile payment announcements

Visa has made a number of announcements around mobile payments yesterday. This list is quite impressive, because it spans quite a large number of activities. Let’s start by the story with Nokia. It is built around the upcoming Nokia 6212 Classic, a device that supports NFC, and on which interesting Java applications could be built […]

NFC market in the coming years

Juniper Research has just published a study on Mobile Payments, 2008-2013, which is announced in a press release. The report promises wonderful things, like $75 billion in yearly mobile payments by 2013. The author of the report, Howard Wilcox, is however quite cautious, and he is cited in the press release as saying: Whilst trial […]