A comprehensive overview of the payments space specifically mobile payments, and how macro trends are driving revolutionary changes in how consumers purchase and transact. Mobile Payments (mPayments) is rapidly becoming the payment vehicle of choice for consumers worldwide. The primary drivers that have influenced this growth include mobile banking, social media, enabling technology, “unbanked” communities, and consumer/retailer acceptance of mobile commerce.
Growth in mobile and tablet sales is outpacing computers and in many markets now exceeds those of computers.
Acceptance and usage of mobile/tablet banking, payments, money movement, and other financial transactions are growing rapidly.
Mobile social media’s global exponential growth has become the primary channel for people to interact with friends and brands.
Convergence of mobile/tablet usage combined with social media are evolving into new, dynamic interaction models and ecommerce opportunities.
Financial service companies, most notable Banks, are faced with disintermediation and must rethink payment models and customer centric experiences.