One of the top European providers of mobile payments, Germany's mopay, thinks U.S. wireless subscribers are getting more interested in using their phones to pay for content and services.
Wells Fargo is rolling out a mobile alert service for its Visa credit card customers which sends out alerts within seconds of a suspicious transaction.
Verizon Wireless and Danal said today that Verizon Wireless plans to launch Danal's BilltoMobile payment service later this spring.
Speaking at a session at SXSW on Tuesday, MocoSpace Vice President of Business Development and Marketing Casey Jones discussed various methods of monetizing traffic on the mobile Web.
Mobile money consists of mobile banking and payment services, two distinctly different types of financial instruments. Their success varies depending in large part on those financial tools already in place in any given region.
The country's four nationwide carriers defended their early termination fee (ETF) policies in separate filings with the FCC yesterday...
Canadian operator Telus had a difficult fourth quarter as sales, wireless net adds and ARPU all posted declines.
Last Thursday, Macmillan CEO John Sargent gave Amazon an ultimatum on pricing for its eBook titles.
Mobile payments company BOKU has raised a cool $25 million in a Series C funding round led by DAG Ventures and existing investors Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures.
Mobile payments are frequently discussed and written about, but all too often it is without specificity or exactly "how" mobile payments will work and why.
According to a document leaked to the Web site Boy Genius Report, Verizon Wireless has plans to double its early termination fee on "advanced devices."
Two online payment companies recently took steps to allow consumers to pay for goods using their cell phone numbers, but the charges don’t appear on consumers’ cell phone bills. Instead, Zong and Obopay are allowing users to pay with
Zong is staking its claim in the mobile payments market with the launch of Zong+, an online mobile payment platform...
T-Mobile USA unveiled two new price plans, the "Even More" and "Even More Plus" plans, but they're not as aggressively priced as some onlookers had expected.
AT&T is upping its ante in the prepaid unlimited wars. The carrier today announced a $60 Unlimited Talk and Text plan available Oct. 12.
It's sometimes the most obvious ideas that are hardest to realize. However, Kempler & Strauss appear to be doing just that by cutting to the chase and taking the best of consumer and enterprise handsets, mashing it into one device, and targeting it toward a prepaid market.
Micropayments are nothing new, but some new upstarts are seeing hockey-stick growth in transactions.
Wireless industry vendors that specialize in vetting phone bills might want to call on the state of Oregon.
Nokia’s $70 million investment in Obopay earlier this year appears to be paying off.
Qwest Wireless is notifying customers starting today that they have 60 days to switch their Qwest Wireless service to another wireless provider.
He’s been on the job just over 100 days, and Gregory Holmes, U.S. president for Obopay, is encouraged by the prospects for mobile payments.
IMS Research expects the combined users of contactless mobile payments, mobile banking and over the air (OTA) transactions to reach 884 million in 2012.
The term "mobile payments" often elicits some degree of skepticism, depending on who is being asked. Consumers don't often understand what mobile commerce means to them
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