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M-Pesa founder shares lessons learned from ten years of mobile money

Vodafone's Michael Joseph

M-Pesa pioneer Michael Joseph, founding CEO of Safaricom and now director of mobile money at Vodafone Group, explains how the service works and the lessons learned from building and deploying one of the world’s most successful mobile money services in an in-depth Q&A that is now available to download free of charge from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. More


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Mobile payments in China: How the tech giants are changing the future of payments

Kapronasia's Zennon Kapron

An in-depth article that provides an expert analysis of how the traditionally cash-focused landscape in China has been “completely transformed” by the introduction of digital and mobile payment services like Alipay and WeChat Pay is now available to download free of charge from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. More


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Orange reports on the opportunities and challenges in mobile-only banking

Orange's Marc Rennard

“When we look at the future of the banking and payments ecosystem, it is clear that operators will continue to play a prominent part in the space for many years to come as they evolve from their traditional business to new non-core areas, as we have done,” the deputy CEO of mobile financial services at Orange explains in an in-depth article on mobile-only banks that is now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. More


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Wirecard explains how the IoT and AI will transform the future of payments

Wirecard's Jörn Leogrande

“When it comes to payments and the IoT, we are witnessing a lot of activity and potential within this space,” Jörn Leogrande, executive vice president of mobile services at Wirecard, explains in an in-depth article now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. “There are, however, a lot of questions and concerns to be addressed in terms of how payments will be secured across these devices.” More


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What’s New in Payments 2: Special report sets out the latest thinking on the future of payments — free of charge

What's New in Payments, Volume Two

Payments experts from the European Banking Authority, Yandex, Vodafone, Orange, Dejamobile and Wirecard are among eight contributors to What’s New in Payments: Volume Two, a 76-page special report on the future of payments which is now available to download free of charge from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. More


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CSOB: Why HCE was the right choice for a mobile wallet that goes beyond payments

Jan Nezbeda

Open communication and the right education for customers is key to the successful deployment of a host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payment service in a country where new banks — with their simple products and new communication style — are becoming more attractive to the younger generation, says Czech bank CSOB’s innovation manager. More


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Frost & Sullivan explains how the blockchain is set to change the payments ecosystem

Jean-Noel Georges

Financial services will be “strongly impacted” by the rise of blockchain technology and the payment ecosystem as a whole will be the most interesting vertical to target for early blockchain technology successes — but the road to this success is long, says Frost & Sullivan’s global program director. More


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Guide introduces how Android Pay works

PARTNER NEWS: A seven-page guide that explores how Google’s Android Pay mobile payments platform works and why the service is beneficial to both consumers and banks is now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. ‘What is Android Pay & how does it work?’ has been produced and sponsored by Rambus and looks at where Android Pay is available today and how it’s positioned for wider deployment and integration throughout 2017. More


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Mahindra Comviva explores the evolution of digital payments in India

Srinivas Nidugondi

The most obvious recent change in the payments landscape across India is the significant increase in the number of digital payments taking place in both urban and rural areas as a result of the measures taken by the Indian government to push the cashless initiative to the top of the nation’s agenda, says Mahindra Comviva’s senior vice president and head of mobile financial solutions. More


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Pizza Hut: The Internet of Things is becoming the Internet of Commerce

Meysam Moradpour

Rapid innovation in the payments market resulting from the emergence of end-user device adoption and tokenization is leading to commerce experiences that are more seamless in nature and more convenient for the end user — but with such rapid change comes a need for a look in the mirror, says Pizza Hut’s director of digital ventures. More


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CaixaBank explains why it sees mobile payments as the key to adding value to its banking service

Matteo Fermi CaixaBank

Mobile payments are the best example of how technology can add value to traditional banking services, says CaixaBank Payments’ head of mobile — and benefits will come not only in the form of increased revenues but also in the form of improved customer satisfaction, reputation and loyalty. More