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Payments Cards and Mobile March|April 2016
In This Issue
The future of digital payments
Advancements in digital technology continued to shape the payments industry in 2015 as mobile, online and other digital forms of payments moved into the mainstream. From mass transit to gas stations and supermarkets, businesses of all sizes now accept various types of digital payment, making paying for goods and services quicker and easier. While this seems very encouraging, what does the landscape look like beyond 2016?
Real-time payments: The need for speed
Consumer-facing technology brands have done much to reset customer expectations around speed, but also convenience, value and choice. Consumers can send and receive e-mail across the globe almost instantly. They can stream digital content live, or summon a cab or a meal within minutes. What are the implications of this need for speed for the payments industry? And to what extent are real-time payments the rails on which future innovation will run?
- The changing global risks landscape in 2016
- EU Commission pushes for faster adoption of Anti-Money Laundering Directive
- Digital ready, steady, go
- Apple and FBI face-off
- Cybercrime underground split along national lines
- GSMA announces IOT guidelines
Global mobile payment market to reach $620 billion in 2016