What's New in Payments, Volume Two

What’s New in Payments, Volume Two

This second volume of What’s New in Payments features in-depth articles on the mobile payments market in China, the rise of mobile money, the potential of mobile-only banks, the bank of the future, the role of the IoT and artificial intelligence in payments, the retailer wallet opportunity, the market in Russia and the challenges and possibilities created by Europe’s new PSD2 regulations.

Payments disrupted — How the tech giants are changing the future of payments in China

Payments disrupted — How the tech giants are changing the future of payments in China

The initial impact of digital finance and mobile payments in China is difficult to over-exaggerate, says Zennon Kapron, founder and director of Asian financial services and research firm Kapronasia. The launch of services such as Alipay and WeChat Pay brought with them a dramatic change in the way the average Chinese consumer spends — especially […]

10 years of M-Pesa — The expanding role of mobile money in emerging markets

10 years of M-Pesa — The expanding role of mobile money in emerging markets

In a market where it was previously unheard of for people to trust a mobile network operator with their money, Vodafone’s M-Pesa has carefully built confidence with consumers and grown over the last ten years into a financial service that is relied upon by millions of customers every day, mobile money pioneer Michael Joseph explains […]

Mobile-only banks: A new frontier for mobile networks

Mobile-only banks: A new frontier for mobile networks

The mobile banking and payments market has grown exponentially in the past few years, says Orange’s Marc Rennard, and the opportunity “has not been ignored by the mobile operators, with many taking an active role since the beginning of the millennium, often targeting very specific use-cases as a means of carving a niche for themselves,” […]

Connected living: How the IoT and AI will change the face of payments

Connected living: How the IoT and AI will change the face of payments

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to completely transform the in-store payment and shopping experience and retailers must now ask themselves how they can use this technology to bring new and meaningful experiences to their customers, says Wirecard’s executive vice president of mobile services Jörn Leogrande.

The mobile payments market in Russia

The mobile payments market in Russia

Although the Russian payments market is characterised by little contactless infrastructure and simple mobile devices without NFC technology, the percentage of people paying for goods and services using mobile devices is growing fast, writes Yandex Money’s business development director Maria Gracheva.

PSD2 — Opportunities and challenges for existing players and new market entrants

PSD2 — Opportunities and challenges for existing players and new market entrants

The introduction of the EU’s revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) will create a range of challenges for payment service providers who will have to comply with new requirements for stronger authentication and data sharing while also adapting to competition from new entrants, says Helene Oger-Zaher, retail banking conduct supervision expert at the European Banking Authority […]

What's New in Payments

What’s New in Payments

This 104-page special report from the NFC World team examines the latest payments trends and technologies from around the world, with veiws from Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Barclaycard, Swatch, Frost & Sullivan, CaixaBank, ABN Amro, Nordea and more.

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