Players in the e-payments arena are banding together to promote mobile payment technology.
The mobile payments industry has been the subject of a lot of buzz lately, especially after the recent deal between Square and Starbucks. But there’s still a lot of uncertainty among consumers and businesses alike because the technology is relatively new and not widely used. But now a team consisting of representatives from all four of the major U.S. Show More Summary
By Dana Blankenhorn: The Electronic Transactions Association, formerly the Bankcard Services Association, has launched what it calls a Mobile Payments Committee under Verizon (VZ) lobbyist Jackie Moran. The aim is to develop solutions...Show More Summary
With all of the talk about mobile payments via smartphone, it's surprising that this didn't happen earlier. A number of companies have banded together to form the Mobile Payments Committee as part of the overall Electronic Transactions Association, hoping to define the future of commercial transactions. Show More Summary
What came first, the chicken or the egg? While the answer to such a philosophical conundrum has polarized humanity for generations, the age-old paradox seems to have found its modern incarnation in the stalled mobile payment revolution, with the chicken and the egg cast in the roles of infrastructure and adoption. With the North American [...]
The Electronic Transactions Association this week announced a new task force that looks to unite the mobile payments industry. The Mobile Payments Committee includes representatives from Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T), Sprint (S) and T-Mobile, along with Google (GOOG), ISIS, Paypal (EBAY), Verifone (PAY), and Intuit (INTU). Show More Summary
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) announced that it has formed what they are calling the Mobile Payments Committee -- a group of companies working together to create common standards and advance the current mobile payment situation in the U.S. Show More Summary
There's little doubt that mobile payments hold a ton of potential for the future of commerce, but without proper direction (and willingness for adoption), the technology remains little more than an impractical curiosity for the majority of consumers. Show More Summary
Mobile payments are a mess. Mostly because every single carrier is trying to set up its own payment platform and squeeze everyone else out. The Electronic Transactions Association has announced the Mobile Payments Committee, which should put some order to the chaos. More »
Some of the biggest players in the mobile payment space including the four U.S. mobile carriers, Google, Isis, VeriFone and Intuit are joining a new mobile payment committee within the Electronic Transactions Association. It's still too early to say what this cooperation will yield.
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless have joined a new task force called the Mobile Payments Committee. The Mobile Payments Committee was formed by the Electronic Transactions Association trade group, and is chaired by Jackie Moran, Verizon's executive director of federal relations. Show More Summary
With the next-generation iPhone likely to dabble in the mobile payments arena, it is important for Apple to know there is a new sheriff in town. Electronic Transactions Association CEO Jason Oxman announced the newly formed Mobile Payments Committee in an interview with VentureBeat this morning, where he explained the committee boasts representation from the four leading [...]
In an attempt to give the mobile payments industry some guidance, the trade group Electronics Transactions Association today announced the Mobile Payments Committee, a task force that includes representatives from all four of the major U.S. carriers.
EMVCo has announced publication of a white paper providing an update on its work to securely standardise contactless mobile payments (CMP). Patricia Partelow, EMVCo Executive Committee Chair, comments: “EMVCo recognises the great potential of using a mobile handset to initiate a payment. Show More Summary