Research: There will be almost 400 million mobile money transfer users by 2018

There will be almost 400 million mobile money transfer users by 2018

The number of users utilizing mobile money transfer services is expected to grow from just under 150 million this year to almost 400 million by 2018, Juniper Research is forecasting. The research firm expects that the growth will primarily come from deployments of domestic money transfer services, with multinational network operators increasingly launching products on…

Facebook could be testing its own mobile purchasing program

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Facebook is rumored to be working on joining mega-tech companies like Amazon, Google, and PayPal, with launching its own mobile purchasing program. Supposedly, FB is now in the limited test phase of providing their pay platform to the hundreds of millions of its users on their smartphones. Of course, if this mobile payment solution exists,…

Square Market brings Square merchants online

Square Market brings Square merchants online

Square has launched a new service called Square Market to allow its merchants to sell their goods online. Under the deal, each merchant gets its own small e-store that includes the business’ key information — including hours of operation, location, contact information and links to social media — as well as a small catalog of…

There will be almost 1 billion mobile ticketing users by 2018

There will be almost 1 billion mobile ticketing users by 2018

In its latest report, Juniper Research is looking into prospects of mobile ticketing, suggesting that more than 950 million mobile phone users worldwide will use their handsets for mobile ticketing by 2018, up from 458 million this year. The growth is expected to be driven primarily within key transport verticals, as well as live entertainment…

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