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Swedish card payment market is consolidating, preparing for Apple Pay and other coming players?

Norway and Denmark has the most efficient payment eco-systems in the world. Sweden is trying to catch up and we see and will see an interesting play here and on the neighbour markets in the Nordics. If you ask the … Continue reading

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Is this your mobile wallet? Hope not!

There is a steady stream of new players entering the mobile payment and mobile wallets, making the market and consumers more and more confused. But I say be cool, consilidation game is on and we are starting to see where … Continue reading

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Half of Swedish population pays with mobile

​The very popular Swedish mobile payment service Swish for paying person-person is now expanding into eCommerce. Today over half of the population, over 5 million or 51%, are using the service and it’s by far the most used mobile payment service in northern … Continue reading

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Three strong arguments to avoid NFC-SIM based mobile payment schemes

T – There are no (few) phones C – Costly, adding new hardware (SE), distribution & and new players (TSM + MNO) O – Only works at Point of Sale (POS) and for smaller amounts Also the total cost of … Continue reading

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Where In The World Is ISIS Wallet?

Comment – Where In The World Is ISIS Wallet? | PYMNTS.com. A good and detailed story about the ISIS journey so far and status three years after release. Still in kind of pilot and with the service available in two … Continue reading

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Enable mobile payment to avoid skimming and man-in-the-middle attacks

Today again, first page news in Sweden is on how consumers accounts are emtied of money after putting their cards in machines. This time in a “skim equipped” card reader when refueling gas at an unmanned gas station. This a … Continue reading

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PKO Bank Polski rumoured to have big user numbers in mobile payment

Rumours says that PKO Bank Polski, the largest bank in Poland, has reached over 20 000 users with its IKO mobile payment service, and this only a few weeks after launch and without any heavy marketing. Compared with some mobile … Continue reading

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