The HCE tragicomedy: where the MNOs went wrong

[avatar user=”sirpa” size=”original” align=”left” link=”https://mobeyforum.org/dt_team/sirpa-nordlund/” target=”_blank”] by Sirpa Nordlund Executive Director at Mobey Forum [/avatar] My heart goes out to mobile network operators (MNOs), having invested so heavily in near field communication (NFC). So much noise and so little music. In what some may interpret as cruelty, the major payment schemes have chosen GSMA’s Mobile World…

Is Financial Services Ready for Biometric Technology?

[avatar user=”zkazmi@elacaixa.es” size=”original” align=”left” link=”#” target=”_blank”] by Zaf Kazmi Head of Mobile Commerce, CaixaBank [/avatar] Biometrics is a big talking point at the moment as there is growing consumer dissatisfaction with PINs, passwords and general security around mobile payments. The further down the digital road we go, the more password and PIN management is required…

OTP Bank launches Digital Wallet

MasterCard and OTP Bank Hungary today announced the introduction of OTPay, the first digital wallet in Europe to leverage the application programming interface of MasterPass. This application is customized to the unique needs of the OTPay customer, making the online use of payment cards easier and more comfortable for cardholders. OTPay will provide consumers a new…