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Report: m-payments to pass US750B by 2015; Google on the rise

A new report by US research firm GigaOm says mobile payments will reach US$753 billion globally by 2015, a significant increase from the US$32 billion predicted for 2011.

German operators to set up m-payments company

Three of Germany’s mobile operators are to build on their existing co-operation in the mobile …

German operators to set up m-payments company

Three of Germany’s mobile operators are to build on their existing co-operation in the mobile …

M-Pesa the largest source of revenue for Vodafone in Kenya

Vodafone earned US$15.6 million in license fees from M-Pesa in the year to end-March 2011, according to the annual report of Safaricom, the Kenya mobile operator which offers the mobile payment service.

Central banker in Kenya warns on m-money security

Njuguna Ndung’u (pictured), the Central Bank of Kenya’s governor, has highlighted the risks accompanying the …

Orange adds Cameroon to African m-money rollout

Orange continues to fill out its African mobile money footprint with its plans to launch in Cameroon.

Analyst: NFC handset market has come to a standstill

Mobile operators are uncertain about the potential revenues from NFC-enabled services, according to a blog written by Stela Bokun (pictured), senior analyst with Pyramid Research.

Card firms favoured for m-pay over tech outfits

Amex, MasterCard and Visa are the brands most trusted by US consumers for making payments via their mobile phones, according to a survey by US advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather.