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Category archive: Mobile Payments

Mobile Proximity Payment is an inevitable evolution

Mobile payment is an international phenomenon. A revolution that continues to make a breakthrough even among Italians and that sees in the so-called Mobile Proximity Payment the real driving force. Big players (from Apple to Samsung, to Amazon and Google) are showing more and more interest and the new technologies (including NFC) are becoming more […]

The great battle between banks and fintechs for the loyal customer

Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced its new record: one payment request per second was sent via Tikkie during Dutch national holiday ‘King’s Day’ on average. This record is not entirely surprising, as electronic peer-to-peer (P2P) payments have tripled since 2016. Fintechs and banks all over the world are keen to respond to this trend, which […]

Host Card Emulation is the real breakthrough for mobile payments

The market for mobile payments has always been fragmented, because banks, telephone manufacturers and telecom providers all offered their own solutions. Mobile payments have therefore never gained traction with the majority. The introduction of Host Card Emulation (HCE) can be seen as a real breakthrough for mobile payments, because it unifies the market and can […]