Wednesday, May 03, 2006

VNU Net on mobile wallets

Mobile commerce on the agenda again -

US punters show renewed interest in the mobile wallet
Robert Jaques, 24 Apr 2006

As many as 25 million mobile phone subscribers in the US could be using their handsets as mobile wallets by 2011, technology watchers have predicted.

Analyst firm In-Stat said that mobile commerce, the transaction concept touted in the 1990s that never took hold, is set to take off.

The 'mobile wallet' is now a much more versatile application, according to In-Stat, that includes elements such as membership cards, loyalty cards and other forms of identification."

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