Transactions of mobile money rise in Europe

 

Both mobile operators and banks are turning to mobile transactions to foster loyalty and drive revenues, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Ranging from vouchers and bank balance checks to remitttance and top-up payments, mobile money is finally coming to fruition in both the banked and unbanked sector, while near field communication (NFC) promises to be the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, claims F&S.

The report – Money in Mobile – European Transactions – estimates the mobile money market in Western Europe to grow to 4 to 5 billion Euros by 2013. The research examines both the banked and unbanked sectors and segments mobile money into four areas, namely: non-NFC based m-payments, mobile banking, remittance, and NFC based m-payments.

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    • Andrew Mugred
    • December 4th, 2009

    Mobile Money market is also rising in the east asian countries as in Pakistan India and Bangladesh..

    A service launched in Pakistan called Easy Paisa “www.easypaisa.com.pk” caters the unbanked in way to help people pay utility bills and transfer money across the country..
    In Indya mobile banking is goung to engulf the PCO’s and grocery stores!!!
    What more to come 🙂

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