Tag: ABI Research

Making mobile payments the norm

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Demand for contactless technologies surges in Dubai

We have previously blogged about Dubai as a hub for innovative technologies, especially around GITEX, the Middle East’s ICT conference. We also know that customer loyalty is a focus, with Dubai playing host to a conference on Maximizing Customer Loyalty & Profitability in the Middle East. We know there is business-level interest in emerging and […]

Isis Selects Gemalto for Mobile Payment and NFC Services in…

Very exciting news this week – Gemalto’s Trusted Service Manager (TSM) solution has been chosen to secure the Isis mobile commerce platform. If you have been following the recent buzz about Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments and services over the past year, chances are you have heard of Isis.  It is the joint venture […]

Is the US Getting Closer to Adopting Mobile Payments?

Are we getting closer to the day where we can pay for goods and services with our mobile phones?  All signs seem to be pointing to ‘yes’ with major telecom operators, card issuers and handset manufacturers on board with the idea.  Here are but a few of them. Isis, a mobile commerce joint venture between […]