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Mobile And Alternative Payments In The U.S., 3rd Edition

Executive Summary

 

Report Scope

 

Market Size and Forecast

 

Macro Trends Shaping the Mobile Payments Landscape

 

Mobile Phone Usage Trends

 

Mobile banking trends

 

Mobile payments trends

 

Consumer Interest in Mobile Phone Financial, Promotional and Shopping Enhancements

 

Mobile Payments Strategies: Card Associations

 

Mobile Payments Strategies: Digital Leaders

 

Mobile Payments Strategies: Mobile Network Operators

 

Mobile Payments Strategies: Retailers

 

Chapter 1: Overview

 

Mobile financial services: banking and payments

Mobile financial services

 

Mobile banking

 

Mobile payments

 

 

Mobile payment technologies

SMS text messaging

 

WAP

 

RFID

 

NFC

 

2D Barcode

 

Mobile payment funding options

 

 

Online and offline payment methods/players

 

Chapter 2: Market Size and Forecast

 

Summary analysis

 

Mobile payments set for takeoff—but only after some dust settles

Worldwide mobile payment growth

 

 

The U.S. market

 

Mobile payment usage is on the uptake

 

But payment frequency remains low

Table 2-1: U.S. Mobile Payment Transaction Value, 2012-2016

 

 

Growth drivers

Piggybacking on online banking and bill payment

 

Giving merchant acceptance a shot in the arm

 

Non-banking mobile payments players transitioning online account goldmine to offline arena

 

Leapfrogging the near-term NFC hurdle

 

Awareness and education set to rise

 

Convenience/portability

 

Greater payment flexibility

 

 

Growth inhibitors

Too many cooks spoil the broth

 

Technology standardization

 

Security and fraud

 

 

On the fence

Speed

 

Financial service provider fees

 

 

Chapter 3: Macro Trends Shaping Mobile Payments Landscape

 

Mobile phone usage nears saturation

Graph 3-1: Mobile Phone Users and Usage Penetration, 2004-2012

 

 

Smartphone shares reaches majority status

 

Smartphone share passes 50%

Table 3-1: Consumer Mobile Phone Ownership, Smartphone Ownership and Ownership Share, 2012

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