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Catching on to m-payments

With many high profile trials of NFC-enabled mobile phones on the back of the rapidly accelerating roll-out of contactless cards, Hugh Roberts, senior strategist at Logan Orviss International, offered MPW his insights on the...

Who moved my money?

By 2015 the volume of mobile money transactions will reach $1 trillion. Global companies must tackle five key challenges to make the most of this opportunity or wonder who moved their money. By Abhishek Srivastava, Hariprasad...
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Super Platforms in Africa: Not if, but When

It is 2030, and we walk into a bustling salon in a peri-urban area in Abuja. We see eight clients and a couple of TVs installed in the corners, and we can hear music...

What does the Mastercard acquisition of Vocalink mean for the UK payments industry

The largest UK banks are set for another windfall with the sale of the bank-owned payments company VocaLink to Mastercard for £700 million ($920 million) - but what are the ramifications for the UK...

Move towards mobile commerce poses revenue leakage risks

A large number of telecoms operators have expressed concerns that the shift towards mobile commerce globally could see an increase in fraud and revenue leakage, in a recent survey published by advisory firm KPMG. Of...

A Global Mobile Payments Standard: Is It Achievable?

By Raomal Perera, CEO Valsita E-mail has become so much a part of everyday life that it's hard to imagine a time when it was a new technology with an uncertain future. Yet this was...

Mobile Money – Will the card payment companies come to dominate?

As I mentioned in my previous post, writes Killian Clifford, Visa have indirectly come to be an important player in the mobile money market in Nigeria. In fact, the card payment companies (Visa, MasterCard...
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Five trends for payments in 2018

This past year has seen a number of significant changes in the payments industry. From new transfer methods to the PSD2 push, the demand for faster, smarter, and safer transactions has reached fever pitch. 2017...
Open access, Open banking and Open APIs

Open access, Open banking and Open APIs – Are banks Open for business?

With all the talk about open access, open banking and open APIs, it’s open season on ‘open’ in financial services at the moment. The PSD2 is driving the ‘open’ agenda for banks in Europe,...

Collaborative commerce? – By Raomal Perera, CEO of Valista

As m-commerce moves from low value digital goods to more complex bundles of content and even physical purchases, a new era of collaboration is required. Raomal Perera, CEO of Valista (MPW 33) gives MPW...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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