With the launch of Android Pay this week, it was inevitable that the conversation would turn to cash. How would it fare against not only the penetration of Apple’s payment service, but now another 25m-30m phones figure from analysts at IHS) that work with Google’s payment service?
In the infographic below from MBNA, the credit card provider’s head of Innovation, Gary Watts, says cash payments could decline by as much as 50% in the next ten years, exacerbated potentially by the introduction of yet another mobile payments service, Samsung Pay. That’s not mentioning the likelihood of a massive improvement of our network/wifi coverage. Something that small businesses are very vocal about.
The new feature appears closer to being fully functional than previous rumours had suggested.
With the new £5 polymer note now fully rolled-out, it is now time to think about the new £10 note that will follow it. Paul Ferris, Product Manager at Wincor Nixdorf UK/I, gives his advice on how to make sure you are prepared for the deadline.
A Juniper Research report is predicting a 32% increase in mWallet payments in the next 12 months.
Google has changed its hands free payments approach after ditching voice recognition payments tech earlier this week.